Indulge Your Snack Fix With Some Cajun Cheesy Chicken Dip

Check out a chicken dip so good you won't want to share.

Few things are more comforting than a yummy, melted cheese dip. So next time you’re craving a bite of some comfort food with a side of chips, kick yours up a notch with some Cajun persuasion.

GOBankingRates brings to the table a budget-friendly — and downright delicious — take on some Cajun cheesy chicken dip.

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What You’ll Need

  • 1 cup shredded chicken
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 packages cream cheese
  • 1-2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning

How to Make:

  1. In a bowl, combine your shredded chicken, cream cheese, Cajun seasoning and cheddar cheese. With a large serving spoon, mix together thoroughly.
  2. In a skillet, take your entire mix and place it into the pan. Flatten out evenly and place an extra layer of more cheddar cheese on top.
  3. Bake at 350 F for 20 minutes.
  4. Dig in.

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Make It Your Own:

This ooey-gooey delight feeds the soul, and is easy on the wallet, too. With a serving size of 10 — if you’re sharing, that is — the average cost per serving works out to a cool $1.15.

If you’re looking to revamp this for your own taste buds, there are a number of other budget-friendly takes on this basic cheesy chicken dip. For instance, you can kick up the heat by adding chopped jalapeno peppers and a tablespoon or two of cayenne pepper. Or, if you’re vegan, you can easily substitute the shredded chicken for shredded jackfruit and swap out the cheese for a non-dairy substitute.

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