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Creamy Salsa Chicken Dip

Salsa Chicken Dip is a super easy scrumptious dip with only three ingredients: chicken, cream cheese and salsa! Serve with tortilla chips!

A UNIQUE BUT EASY DIP RECIPE

This recipe for creamy chicken dip was a happy accident. I was on vacation and had gone to the store for a few items. It was about time to leave and I had some canned chicken, leftover salsa and chips and some cream cheese. I ended up making, what is now, one of our favorite dips!

Salsa Chicken Dip shown in a blue bowl with a tortilla chip stuck inside the dip.

TIPS FOR MAKING SALSA CHICKEN DIP:

  • You can use leftover, finely chopped cooked chicken for this recipe.
  • Try adding some ranch seasoning to this recipe for a twist.
  • Make sure your cream cheese is completely softened or it won’t incorporate very well with the other ingredients.
three bowls stacked on top of each other with chicken dip in the top bowl with a dollop of fresh salsa on top of it. Tortilla chips surround the bowls.

INGREDIENTS NEEDED: (FULL RECIPE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POST)

  • softened cream cheese
  • canned chicken
  • salsa

HOW TO MAKE SALSA CHICKEN DIP:

In a microwave-safe medium bowl, mix together cream cheese, chicken and salsa. Microwave mixture for about 1 minute (until heated through). Stir dip well. Serve with tortilla chips or corn chips!

a hand shown dipping a tortilla chip into the chicken dip in the blue bowl.

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Salsa Chicken Dip

Salsa Chicken Dip

Salsa Chicken Dip is a super easy scrumptious dip with only three ingredients: chicken, cream cheese and salsa! It’s best served warm with tortilla chips!
5 from 4 votes
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken Dip, Salsa Chicken Dip
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 6 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 161kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 ounce block cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 12.5 ounce can chunk chicken breast, drained well
  • 1 cup salsa

Instructions

  • In a microwave-safe medium bowl, mix together cream cheese, chicken and salsa. 
  • Microwave mixture for about 1 minute (until heated through). Stir dip well. 
  • Serve with tortilla chips or corn chips!

Notes

  • Use your favorite salsa for this recipe. I usually tend to use Herdez mild salsa since that is the one most widely available at most grocery stores.

Nutrition

Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 854mg | Potassium: 318mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 330IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 153mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutritional Disclaimer

“The Country Cook” is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through whichever online nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories can vary quite a bit depending on which brands were used.

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