Munchie Monday challenge: Crock Pot Chicken Wing Dip
I don't find cooking relaxing. Cleaning is more my Zen. So when another Munchie Monday recipe called for cooking up raw chicken, I scoffed at it .... then procrastinated like any normal chicken-cookin CHICKEN (!) I didn't even buy the ingredients until 6pm Sunday night. There HAD to be an EVEN easier method for this already easy crock pot dip! (pathetic, I know)
Now, my husband Ethan was appalled when I returned from the grocery store with my creative substitution -- CHICKEN PATTIES!!!
(Seriously, I was looking for the fastest - & cheapest - fix). He thought the dip would be ruined (Eric made the same face when I told him what my secret ingredient would be!). But think about it -- it's a wing dip. What wouldn't taste awesome in a chicken wing dip but breaded chicken to pull in the Frank's Hot Awesomeness!!
For someone that doesn't cook, I thought this was an enlightening discovery ;-p
...and believe it or not, the office LOVED it!
The Crock Pot returned home, without a drop of leftover dip
... what a successful downer (would have loved some leftovers to avoid cooking another night!)
Enjoy for yourself, and let me know if you take the bold chicken patty route ... I have paved the path for you, my raw chicken fearing friends!!!!
(you can also use precooked chicken strips, like Tyson's; a listener also suggested canned chicken. The Patties were just the easiest and least expensive substitute that lazy day I tried it)
Here's this week's Munchie Monday recipe, courtesy of Brenda Pytlik who writes on FB:
Love Love Love this recipe!!
And Thank you Selena & Eric for the $25 Gift Card to the Giant Market for submitting this recipe!!!
You Guys are the BEST!!!
RECIPE: CROCK POT CHICKEN WING DIP
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese 3 -4 boneless chicken breasts, cooked and diced (Selena used chicken patties! The breading made it work!) 1 cup frank's hot sauce
1 cup ranch salad dressing
1 cup blue cheese dressing 1 cup sour cream 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 3 -4 stalks of chopped celery (add to dip or serve on the side)
Directions: Combine all ingredients into crock pot. Reserve some cheddar cheese for the top. Cook on low for 2 hours. Just before serving, add the reserved cheese to the top and allow to melt.