Oven Baked Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip {with Greek Yogurt}

This Oven Baked Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip {with Greek Yogurt} is the perfect appetizer, snack, dip, or spread. This healthier, creamy, and delicious snack is best served with tortilla chips, veggies, crackers, bread, and more!

oven baked healthy buffalo chicken dip with greek yogurt scooped on a chip, ready to enjoy!

There is nothing better than this tasty oven-baked healthy buffalo chicken dip {with Greek Yogurt}. This dip is bursting with flavors between the shredded chicken, cheese, hot sauce, and more.

Not to mention this buffalo dip recipe keeps things low-fat with its low-fat ingredient choices and the use of Greek yogurt adds some extra protein making this dip one that fits your clean eating lifestyle.

This healthy buffalo chicken dip, spread, appetizer, or snack is perfect to share with friends, serve it up on a wrap for a quick and spicy lunch, or a game day dip! Speaking of dips, BLT Dip, Spinach Dip, and Guacamole are also HUGE HITS!

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INGREDIENTS

When it comes to making this Greek yogurt chicken dip you will need 9 ingredients:

  • Buffalo Sauce: the key ingredient to adding the spice to this tasty buffalo chicken dip.
  • Chicken Breast or Leftover Rotisserie Chicken: either option is great. Rotisserie chicken will save you time!
  • Jalapeno: fresh jalapenos are optional. They add an extra bit of zing!
  • Green Onion: for some added flavor and a little sweetness.
  • Cream Cheese: adds a great creamy and cheesy texture to this tasty dip.
  • Parmesan Cheese: for some extra added flavor and a more cheesy texture.
  • Plain Greek Yogurt: adds some great protein and creaminess.
  • Parsley: the perfect garnish and herb for this delicious buffalo chicken dip.
baked buffalo chicken dip, baked and ready to eat

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  • Cook your chicken breast until well done (50-70 minutes depending on the thickness of your chicken breast), and juices run clear if you haven’t done so already.
  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl, using a hand mixer, mix together cream cheese, and Greek yogurt.
Cream cheese, creamed together with the Greek yogurt in a bowl, ready for remaining ingredients.
  • Blend in your buffalo sauce, jalapeno, half of the shredded cheese, green onion, and parmesan cheese.
  • Shred your chicken using two forks or a hand mixer, until finely shredded.
  • Add your chicken and stir until well combined.
all remaining ingredients mixed together now the buffalo chicken dip is ready to be pressed into a rectangular baking dish.
  • Spray a rectangular baking dish with oil.
  • Evenly layer in your dip mix using a spatula or the back of a spoon.
  • Top with remaining cheese and parsley for garnish.
  • Bake at 350 F for 20-24 mins uncovered until the cheese has browned and the dip is bubbling.

VARIATIONS

  • Cheese Swap: Instead of marble cheese you could use sharp cheddar cheese which would add a bold flavor to this easy buffalo chicken dip.
  • Onions: Instead of green onions, you could add dried or fresh chives or red onion to this already flavourful dip.
  • Parsley: Parsley is also a great garnish to add to this dip without changing the taste too much, especially if you are bringing it to a potluck.
  • Rotisserie Chicken: You can use rotisserie chicken instead of chicken breast making this buffalo chicken dip very simple to make. This also adds some great flavor.
Buffalo chicken dip hot and ready to serve, with chips on the side.

STORAGE TIPS

The best way to store baked buffalo chicken dip is in an airtight container. Refrigerate for 2-3 days. Reheat in the microwave and serve it up your favorite way.

HOW TO PREP AHEAD

You can prepare this creamy homemade buffalo chicken dip ahead of time. Make the dip following all of the steps except the cooking of the dip. Once the dip is ready for the oven, cover it with press-n-seal and refrigerate for 2-3 days.

Allow the dip to come to room temperature for 1 hour before following the baking instructions to ensure that the dip heats through.

WHAT TO DIP INTO BUFFALO CHICKEN DIP

The options are endless here. You can use Greek yogurt buffalo chicken dip as a spread on a wrap for a quick lunch, dip some tortilla chips, veggie sticks, or crackers, or you could spread it on some baguette.

This dip never gets boring, the options are endless when it comes to how to best serve this healthy buffalo chicken dip.

Buffalo chicken dip scooped up on a chip, ready to eat.

FREEZER INSTRUCTIONS

You can freeze this dip! I make the dip following all of the steps except the cooking of the dip. Instead of adding the dip into a rectangular baking dish, I add it to two square tin foil trays or one rectangular tin foil tray, sprayed generously with spray oil.

I add the remaining cheese on top, secure the lid, and freeze for up to 4 months to maintain freshness. To reheat, I remove the dip from the freezer and let it thaw in the fridge overnight.

Bake this frozen buffalo chicken dip as per the instructions listed in the steps on the recipe card.

Buffalo chicken dip with a scoop out of the dish showcasing the tasty inside with a side of chips.

FAQ

Can you use Greek yogurt instead of sour cream for dips?

Yes! Much like this buffalo chicken dip you can use Greek yogurt thanks to its rich, tangy, and creamy texture as a replacement for sour cream in many other dips as well.

What do you eat buffalo chicken dip with?

You can use this dip as a spread, appetizer, or snack. Serve it up on a wrap, dip it with chips, spread it on a baguette, or serve it with some celery, carrot, and bell pepper wedges. The options are endless.

Why is buffalo chicken dip runny?

This depends on the ingredients used, like using low-fat options for cheese, cream cheese, and using yogurt. The key is using enough chicken to help balance out the added liquid from the low-fat content ingredients.

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Buffalo chicken dip scooped up on a chip, ready to eat.

Oven Baked Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip {with Greek Yogurt}

This Oven Baked Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip {with Greek Yogurt} is the perfect appetizer, snack, dip, or spread. This healthier, creamy, and delicious snack is best served with tortilla chips, veggies, crackers, bread, and more!
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Servings: 10
Calories: 181kcal
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Ingredients  

  • 4 chicken breast cooked and shredded OR 1 whole cooked rotisserie chicken shredded (approximently 4 1/2 cups of chicken)
  • ¾ cup Greek yogurt plain, 2%
  • 1 cream cheese softened, low-fat
  • 1/4-1/3 cup hot sauce buffalo Franks Red Hot
  • 2 tbsp jalapeno finely chopped
  • ¼ cup green onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup marble cheese shredded, low-fat
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • Spray oil
  • 1 tbsp parsley garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  • Cook your chicken breast until well done (50-70 minutes depending on the thickness of your chicken breast), and juices run clear if you haven't done so already.
  • Once your chicken has cooled, shred your chicken using two forks or a hand mixer, until finely shredded.
  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl, mix together using a hand mixer, cream cheese, and greek yogurt.
  • Blend in your buffalo sauce, jalapeno, half of the shredded cheese, green onion, and parmesan cheese.
  • Add your chicken and stir until well combined.
  • Spray a rectangular baking dish with oil.
  • Evenly layer in your dip mix using a spatula or the back of a spoon.
  • Top with remaining cheese and parsley for garnish.
  • Bake on 350 F for 20-24 mins uncovered until the cheese has browned and the dip is bubbling.

Notes

STORAGE TIPS

The best way to store baked buffalo chicken dip is in an airtight container. Refrigerate for 2-3 days. Reheat in the microwave and serve it up your favorite way.

HOW TO PREP AHEAD

You can prepare this creamy homemade buffalo chicken dip ahead of time. Make the dip following all of the steps except the cooking of the dip. Once the dip is ready for the oven, cover it with press-n-seal and refrigerate for 2-3 days.
Allow the dip to come to room temperature for 1 hour before following the baking instructions to ensure that the dip heats through.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword baking, buffalo chicken dip, chicken dip, dip, game day food, healthy dip, recipe, spicy dip

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 406mg | Potassium: 403mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 292IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 152mg | Iron: 1mg
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