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In Search of a chicken enchilada-ish dippy thingie

A while back I had an appetizer which had a tex-mex-ish quality to it. I know it had shredded chicken and it may have had beans, definitely had cheese. It was served warm in a baking dish. The person that made it had sent it along to the party with their husband so I was unable to ask them about the ingredients. I figured it would eventually pop up somewhere else, as tasty things tend to but I have never come across it at any parties since then. I don't believe it had any tortillas in the dish, they were just used for dipping. Anybody have any ideas on the other ingredients? I've found a few recipes on the web for enchiladas but that is not what I am looking for. Thanks for any assistance.

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  1. No idea since I have not had it, but a can of enchilada sauce mixed with shredded chicken and maybe some minced, sweated onions would probably be a good starting point. Maybe sprinkle a little Cotija on it, too.

    1. Google: Bonnies Buffalo Chicken Wing Dip

      No Beans.

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      1. re: Alan408

        Thanks Alan408 but I am trying to find something different. Bored with Artichoke dip and as good as the BCD is...yeah...getting tired of that too.

        1. re: twodales

          I think they meant that it sounds like a rift on Bonnie's

      2. Queso Fundido Con Pollo perhaps?

        1. A few possible contenders:


          There are a lot of recipes that come up with a search on Pinterest, but quite a few duplicates and most seem to use similar ingredients, e.g. mayo, cream cheese, and chiles.

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          1. i make chicken enchilada filling in a crock, and sometimes, i mix in some cream cheese, sprinkle with cheddar, and bake and eat with wheat thins. trashy, maybe.....but really good.

            i cook a couple chicken breasts in some salsa, cumin, and chili powder for 4 hours in the crock on low. i use frozen chicken breasts.

            1. Perhaps it was buffalo chicken dip?


              Was it a creamy dip? Or was it mostly chicken in enchilada sauce with some cheese on top?

              1. If I wished to make dip that is a riff on chicken enchiladas I'd start with a chicken enchilada recipe.

                America's Test Kitchen has a chicken enchilada recipe that is easy to make and tastes good.


                Start with that, mix in some of the sauce with grated cheese and heat it until the cheese melts. Serve it with the tortilla chips. I think I'm going to have to make this myself sometime.

                1. Maybe I should not have used the word enchilada because I don't think it had any tortillas in the casserole. I know there was chicken and some beans and cheese. Maybe they added enchilada sauce to these other ingredients and baked it? It was not Queso Fundido or Buffalo chix dip. ALso, I don't think there was an cream cheese involved. I might just play around and see what I can come up with. Thanks for all of the input!