Chicken Enchilada Dip

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This cheesy chicken enchilada dip is a quick and easy family favorite appetizer or side dish! 

Chicken Enchilada Dip

I am really loving the weather lately. Utah weather can be a bit bi-polar. In fact there’s a popular saying around here “If you don’t like the weather in Utah, wait 10 minutes”, because the weather changes pretty fast. Honestly sometimes it’s obnoxious. Like when you’re planning on being out and about for the day and aren’t sure if you should pack a trench coat and goulashes, even though it’s sunny and clear when you’re leaving home. One second it’s rainy, the next it’s a heat wave, and somewhere in the middle you’ve got a 15-minute hail storm. It’s quite fickle. But when it’s been snowing and raining  for months and then on a whim decides to be sunny and gorgeous for a week? I’m a fan.

Chicken Enchilada Dip

I like the winter holiday family get-togethers, I really do, but if I had to choose, I’d take a sunny backyard barbecue over a snow-stormy ugly sweater party any day, hands down. This chicken enchilada dip is soooooo easy and makes the perfect addition to a party with family or friends. Or dinner at home on a Tuesday night, doesn’t matter really. This dip is a big hit no matter the occasion –  especially when it only takes a few minutes to throw together and comes out the oven all gooey and cheesy like a perfect enchilada!

Chicken Enchilada Dip

What people are saying about this Chicken Enchilada Dip

“So, I could not wait to make this! I was looking for easy appetizers to make while camping. I made it, and felt it needed a little something. I added a small can of diced green chilies and about a teaspoon on lime juice. I also used canned chicken. I dumped it all in a small crock pot, and it turned out great!! I’m going to be the hit of happy hour!” – Barb

If you like this Chicken Enchilada Dip, you’ll love my Sweet Heat BBQ Hot Dogs, Avocado Black Bean Enchiladas, and Santa Monica Street Tacos

Chicken Enchilada Dip

Chicken Enchilada Dip

Cheesy chicken enchilada dip - an easy and tasty family favorite appetizer or side dish!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
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Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 servings


  • 1 small can red enchilada sauce (OR 2 cups of my favorite [url:1]HOMEMADE[/url] enchilada sauce)
  • 1 chicken breast, cooked and shredded (rotisserie chicken or slow-cooked chicken will work great!)
  • 1 small can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen yellow corn, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mexican blend cheese (cheddar or jack cheese would work well too)
  • 1/3 cup cilantro, roughly chopped
  • tortilla chips for serving


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Pour enchilada sauce into a casserole dish or shallow baking dish (a pie dish works well too). Add black beans, corn, and shredded chicken. Sprinkle taco seasoning over whole dish. Top with cilantro, then shredded cheese.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes until cheese is bubbly and begins to brown. Serve with tortilla chips.


This can also be prepared in the Slow Cooker and then served straight out of the pot!Β 


Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 231mg | Potassium: 279mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 304IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 149mg | Iron: 1mg
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Recipe adapted from Closet Cooking.

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I made this yesterday, but I added a layer of cream cheese mixed with taco seasoning before adding the other ingredients. It was amazing, and I usually have all the ingredients on hand. Definitely making again.

    Hi there Suzanne, I was just wandering where did you put the cream cheese/taco seasoning? I was thinking either on the bottom, after the enchilada sauce or maybe mixing the beans, corn, & chicken with the cream cheese mixture. would love to hear how you did it. Thanks so much. πŸ™‚

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So, i cound not wait to make this! I was looking for easy appetizers to make while camping. I made it, and felt it needed a little something. I added a small can of diced green chilis and about a teaspoon on lime juice. I also used canned chicken. I dumped it all in a small crockpot, and it turned out great!! Im going to be the hit of happy hour!

    Barb- great idea with adding the chicken and green chilis! That sounds super delicious. Thanks for sharing with us! Happy camping! πŸ™‚

If i bake this the night before, can i rehear it in the micRowave for work? We’re having a potluck dip day.

    Hi Liana- if that is your only option for reheating at work then it should be fine! Be careful with the cheese on top! You may even need a little more to add freshly at the time!

looks delicious.. very nicely presented.. I want to dip right my chip into my screen.. yummy

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