If you love Buffalo Chicken Wings, this Keto Buffalo Chicken Dip will be your jam & go-to low carb appetizer at potlucks, parties, tailgates, & gameday. All of the classic spicy flavors in one easy to eat & easier to prep – 4-cheese & chicken dip! Your crockpot called & she wants this recipe:)
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Buffalo Chicken Dip – because the last time I ate Buffalo wings in public, I looked like a baby that had gone face-first into mashed carrots.
Not a good look:)
Moving forward I promise to do more mindful party eating, and come packing wet wipes
OR – I’ll make this dip my new ride or die & not have to worry about it anymore.
Warning: If you bring this Keto Buffalo Chicken Dip to a party or tailgate – you will be asked to bring it again.
I guess what I’m saying is if you’re trying to fly under the radar at potlucks – keep this one at home:)
Seriously, everybody loves this dip – not just those of us counting carbs! (2.6 net per serving)
Plus – it’s easy to put together – in the crockpot, oven or the microwave.
You can make it ahead or last minute – you’re looking at 35 minutes in the oven & 2-3 hours in the slow cooker!
Keto Buffalo Chicken Dip Ingredients
Chicken – Use leftovers if you have them! Or make it ahead – You can cook a whole chicken in your Instant Pot on meal prep day & shred it – or bake it in the oven – Or – boil 5-6 chicken breasts & shred them – I use a hand mixer to shred chicken fast – Or – you can use a Rotisserie chicken to save time!
Cream Cheese – If you’re prepping ahead – go ahead & set this out to soften – not mandatory
Cheddar – It’s always better to shred a block than use pre-shredded because packaged shredded cheese has a few additives (& carbs)
Monterey Jack – Block is better!
Crumbled Blue Cheese – If you don’t have any good crumbled Blue Cheese you can substitute it with ½ cup Blue Cheese Dressing + ½ Cup Mozzarella.
Frank’s Hot Sauce – The Original Buffalo Chicken Hot Sauce – (Read More Below) – I used Frank’s, but you can swap it for you have if you need to!
Chopped Celery – Gives it a little crunch – & It only takes a minute to rinse & chop
Green Onions – Green Chiles – Jalapeno Slices – Crumbled Bacon – For Garnish – Optional!
How Buffalo Chicken Became A Thing
The year was 1964 – & Teressa Bellissimo – (owner of Anchor Bar Buffalo, New York) got crafty with chicken wings after her son Dominic asked her for a snack to pass around the bar at midnight.
Either out of frugality or brilliance she grabbed some wings – a part of the chicken that folks were throwing away back then – deep-fried them – covered them in hot sauce – & served ’em up with celery stalks & blue cheese dressing.
They were a hit. Word spread quickly – & that’s how Buffalo Chicken Wings became a thing.
Serving Size & Suggestions
Count on this recipe serving 10 – 12 people – depending on how big the serving spoon is:) If you’re making this dip for a party you may want to double up – you won’t regret it. It’s fabulous with celery (of course) – you may want to try it with Keto chips or pork rinds.
How Many Calories and Carbs Are In Buffalo Chicken Dip?
- Calories: 355
- Protein – 25.7 Grams
- Fat – 26.5
- Net Carbs – 2.6
More Keto Appetizers You’ll Love
If you like this Buffalo Chicken dip, then check out these keto appetizers!
Bacon-Wrapped Keto Stuffed Mushrooms – Grilled or baked, these cream cheese stuffed mushrooms are always a hit
Keto Sausage Balls With Almond Flour – We’re taking sausage, almond flour, cream cheese & egg to another level with 1.4 net carbs!
Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers – Another party favorite with a little spice
Keto Deviled Eggs with Bacon – Deviled Eggs are a mandatory Southern staple, and these are divine with mayo, bacon, and a little hot sauce.
40 Best-Ever Keto Appetizer Recipes – This round-up of the best low carb appetizer has everything: dips, chicken wings, meatballs, basically if it is considered a party food you’re covered.Print
This easy Keto Buffalo Chicken Dip is a fabulous low carb appetizer you can slow cook in the crockpot or bake to perfection with chicken, cream cheese, hot sauce & more cheese. By far the best keto gameday food!
- 5 Cups Chicken Breasts or Rotisserie Chicken
- 12 Ounces cream cheese
- 1 Cup Cheddar
- 1 Cup Monterey Jack
- 1 cup crumbled blue cheese + 2 Tablespoons (Separated)
- 1/2 Cup Chopped Celery
- 1 Cup Franks Hot Sauce
- Chopped Green Onions – Sliced Jalapenos – Crumbled Bacon – Optional For Garnish
- Oven Instructions:
- Preheat to 375
- Rinse & chop celery.
- Boil chicken & shred it with a hand mixer – or – use diced or shredded rotisserie chicken
- Melt the cream cheese until smooth – in a saucepan or the microwave!
- Add in the celery, hot sauce, and chicken & stir.
- Move to your favorite casserole dish
- Bake for 25 minutes – sprinkle remaining blue cheese on top
Crockpot/Slow Cooker Instructions:
- Combine ingredients & set on Low – 3 hours or High for 60 – 90 Minutes
Substitutes: If you don’t have blue cheese crumbles swap ½ Cup Blue Cheese Dressing + ½ cup Mozzarella Cheese
You can swap Ranch for Blue Cheese dressing.
Store in the fridge for up to 4 Days
- Category: Appetizer
- Method: Oven or Crockpot
Keywords: Buffalo Chicken, Keto, Low Carb, Appetizer, Crockpot, Slow Cooker, Gameday
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