Sunday, March 6, 2011

Chipotle Chicken Dip

We had cards again last night and I wanted to take a new and different appetizer. After some digging, I found a recipe that I cut out of Southern Living back in November of 2008 .....Chipotle Chicken Dip (Colby-Pepper Jack Cheese Dip). I love Southern Living and often collect recipes from years past. This recipe was a huge hit. My husband said it was a "keeper".

I also made Sweet/Spicy Bacon. This is a recipe that everyone should try. My mom has a similar recipe and it is called "Pig Candy"...... and who wouldn't like PIG CANDY!


(not the best picture -taken from my cell phone just before serving )

Chipotle Chicken Dip (Adapted from Southern Living)

1 8 oz pkg cream cheese, softened
2/3 cup sour cream
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1 Tbsp. finely chopped canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
2 tsp chili powder
2 cups chopped cooked chicken
2 cups colby-jack cheese, grated
1 4 oz can green chiles
4 green onions, chopped
2 jalepeno peppers, seeded and minced (I used only one)
1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Preheat oven to 350. Mix 1st five ingredients. Stir in chicken and next 5 ingredients. Spoon mixture into a greased 8 inch square baking dish. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until bubbly. Serve with tortilla chips.

*Serve in a small crockpot, chafing dish or on a warming tray to keep warm throughout your party

** per Southern Living, this recipe can be prepared up to a day ahead - cover and chill. Bake just before serving

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