If you’re looking for a great party dip for tailgating season or your annual Cinco de Mayo party, you’re going to love this delicious chicken enchilada dip I made in the slow cooker! Not only is it packed full of hearty chicken bites and pieces, but it’s got an amazing Mexican flare to it.
In our house, dips are everything.
They are perfect for all sorts of occasions: fun parties, themed dinners, and even just as a snack on a lazy Sunday “just because”! There’s nothing easier than creating a delicious dip to enjoy during a lazy weekend or to have on hand during a major sporting event that you’re watching on TV.
And to be honest, sometimes all you really need is a good dip, some chips to go along with it and a nice, icy drink.
That’s why I’m currently obsessed with this chicken enchilada dip! It’s super creamy from all the melted cheese and delicious heartiness from all of the shredded chicken… don’t even get me started on the FLAVOR.
You hungry yet?
Frequently Asked Questions About This Chicken Dip Recipe
Before I share my super yummy chicken enchilada dip recipe, here are a few questions I have gotten from our readers that I wanted to share:
How Can I Make This Chicken Dip Spicy?
Depending on my mood, I sometimes like to add a swift kick of spiciness to this party dip to really jazz things up. I usually take a jalapeno and mince it up in small pieces and mix it in with the cream cheese. It just really depends on how spicy you want it.
If you are looking for a milder spicy flavor take the seeds out. Now, if you really want that kick in the back of your throat, I would definitely recommend leaving a few of those seeds in there.
If you don’t want any spice at all, you can completely omit the jalapeno all together. It will still taste delicious!
Can I Make This Chicken Enchilada Dip Healthier?
To lighten up this recipe, you can swap out the full-fat cream cheese for a reduced-fat or “light” version. You can also use low-fat cheese if you are trying to cut back on some of the calories!
Do I Have To Use Green Enchilada Sauce?
Nope! If you prefer red enchilada sauce over the green, go ahead and make the swap!
Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Dip
So many people tend to think about entrees and desserts being the star of the show but they’re forgetting all about the power of a delicious homemade dip! This chicken enchilada dip is one that will have your chip piled high with awesome taste and flavors!
All you need to do is grab the ingredients listed below to get started:
- Rotisserie chicken (shredded)
- Green enchilada sauce
- Grated pepper jack (don’t use pre-shredded)
- Cream cheese (softened)
- Jalapeño (deseeded and diced- optional)
- Taco Seasoning
How To Make Chicken Enchilada Dip In The Crockpot
This recipe is actually really easy to make because all you basically need to do is dump everything in the slow cooker and walk away!
Into your crockpot, add the shredded chicken, enchilada sauce, pepper jack, cream cheese, and taco seasoning.
Cover and cook on HIGH for 1 hour.
Give the party dip a good stir until everything is mixed together and creamy. Cover it once more and cook everything for an additional 10 minutes.
Scoop everything in a serving bowl and garnish it with a couple of diced jalapenos you might have leftover.
What To Serve With This Chicken Enchilada Dip
When trying to decide what to serve with this chicken dip, I tried a whole bunch of different sides and I definitely have some favorites.
You, of course, can never go wrong with tortilla chips. Between the crunch of the chips and a hefty scoop of warm, creamy enchilada dip- it’s the perfect bite!
If tortilla chips aren’t your first choice, make some of this homemade bread in the crockpot. All you need is two ingredients to make a whole loaf of bread (no, you didn’t read that wrong!). Slice the bread into bite-size pieces and stick it in the oven for a few minutes to toast them up and serve it alongside the chicken dip.
Need some low carb options? I got you covered! If you are completely avoiding whole grains and white carbs, try cutting up some veggies to serve on a plate with the chicken enchilada dip. My favorites were celery, carrots, broccoli, and radishes!
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