Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip is a huge crowd favorite! Creamy, spicy and cheesy, it’s the perfect dip recipe for your next party!
Our friends are always hosting some fun something at their house and dips are probably what they shine at the most. What is it about a dip that makes you want to dive right in? I mean, it’s hot, cheesy goodness so who am I kidding, who can resist?!!
Buffalo chicken wings are one of Cade’s favorite snacks to munch on and man, I can hardly handle the spiciness! But cool it off a little with ranch, cream cheese, chicken and cheese and I’m officially in.
What to Dip with Buffalo Chicken Dip?
Here’s a question though, when you’re serving buffalo chicken dip, what are you serving with it? I mean, I’ve seen bread, chips, celery sticks and even pitas all cut up. So what do you pick?
Now, you can worry about the method of eating said dip later, let’s get to the good stuff. We all love the cheesy spicy goodness of this dip so let’s get started!
Ingredients Needed for Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip
Your shopping list is short and sweet for this one, and it’s all low calorie and fat free…JK!! It’s not…not at all! But dang, it’s so good! It’s worth an occasional splurge:
Cooked and Shredded Chicken
Shredded Cheddar Cheese
How to Make Buffalo Chicken Dip in the Instant Pot
It’s super quick and easy to make this dip in the Instant Pot. Just 3 simple steps and you’ll be devouring this deliciousness!
Add chicken, butter, buffalo sauce and water to the Instant Pot and cook on high for 3 minutes (valve sealed, quick release when finished).
Remove lid, stir in ranch dressing, cream cheese and 1 cup of the cheddar cheese. Put lid on the Instant Pot and stir again.
Pour dip into a casserole dish and top with the remaining cheddar cheese. Heat the oven to 400 degrees and place the dish in the oven. Allow it to bake until the cheese is melted.
Now you’re ready to dip just about anything into this dip and lose all self control!
What Sides Go With Buffalo Chicken?
Buffalo chicken can be served with potato salad, green salad, potato wedges, corn on the cob, or baked beans.
Now for vessels to get this dip from the casserole dish to your mouth, we like the following:
Broccoli (sounds crazy but it’s good)
What Is Buffalo Sauce Made Of?
Buffalo sauce is a hot sauce generally made with hot sauce, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and butter.
Will Buffalo Sauce Give You Heartburn?
If you are prone to heartburn, buffalo sauce certainly has the potential to increase heartburn.
How Long Will Buffalo Chicken Dip Keep?
Buffalo chicken dip will keep for 3-5 days in the refrigerator.
Does Buffalo Chicken Dip Need To Be Refrigerated?
Buffalo chicken dip should not sit out at room temperature for more than 2 hours.
Buffalo chicken dip should be stored in the refrigerator.
Can You Freeze Buffalo Chicken Dip?
Technically you can freeze buffalo chicken dip; however, I’ve noticed that the dairy can separate from the cheese and chicken as it comes back to temperature upon reheating. The taste is great, but it doesn’t look as appealing.
How to Make Buffalo Chicken Dip in the Slow Cooker
To make a buffalo chicken dip in the slow cooker, place a liner in a crockpot or spray with nonstick cooking spray. Add all of the ingredients and stir together.
Place the lid on and cook on low for 3 hours.
Football Recipes in the Instant Pot
Finally, we are all fans of the Instant Pot around here (in fact, check out our Instant Pot Cheat Sheet)! Some of the MOST popular Oh Sweet Basil recipes are Instant Pot recipes!
It only makes sense to make one of our favorite cheesy football game appetizers in the Instant Pot!
It’s quick and easy and it keeps the buffalo chicken dip nice and hot and fresh.
If you want to try buffalo chicken dip in a fun, festive and football way, try our buffalo chicken dip football appetizer.
Creamy, cheesy and irresistible Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip! Everyone is going to be asking you for this recipe!
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Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip
2.79 from 19 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 15 minutesTotal Time: 25 minutes
A thick, creamy, spicy and cheesy dip perfect for parties!
4 Cups Chicken cooked and shredded3/4 Cup Buffalo Sauce2 Tablespoons Butter1/4 Cup Water1 Cup Ranch Dressing8 Ounces Cream Cheese 1 brick1 1/2 Cups Cheddar Cheese ShreddedUS Customary – Metric
Combine cooked chicken, butter, buffalo sauce, and water in the instant pot. Place the lid on and the valve to seal and cook on high pressure for 3 minutes. Do a quick release.Stir in the ranch dressing, cream cheese and 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese. Place lid on and wait 5 minutes then stir again. Pour out into a casserole dish. Turn the oven to 400 degrees. Sprinkle the remaining shredded cheddar cheese over the top and bake until cheese is melted. Serve with chips, crackers, or veggies.
Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cup)
Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%Saturated Fat 8g50%Cholesterol 46mg15%Sodium 642mg28%Potassium 65mg2%Carbohydrates 2g1%Fiber 1g4%Sugar 1g1%Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 365IU7%Vitamin C 1mg1%Calcium 96mg10%Iron 1mg6% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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