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Mexican Chicken Dip with Lime

Every mouthful of this layered dip, made easy with pre-seasoned frozen chicken strips, explodes with Southwestern spices and citrus tang.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 3 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 18
 

Ingredients

1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/3
cup sour cream
3/4
teaspoon grated lime peel
1
package (9 oz) frozen cooked southwestern-seasoned chicken strips, thawed, finely chopped (2 cups)
1
can (3.8 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
1
can (16 oz) Old El Paso® refried beans
1/3
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
medium Italian plum tomato, chopped
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, if desired
1
bag (18 oz) tortilla chips

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Line 9-inch pie pan with plastic wrap, allowing wrap to extend over edge of pan. In small bowl, mix cream cheese and sour cream until well blended. Stir in lime peel. Spread mixture in pie pan.
  • 2 Sprinkle chicken and olives over cream cheese mixture. In small bowl, stir refried beans to soften. Spread beans over chicken mixture. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate at least 3 hours but no longer than 6 hours.
  • 3 To serve, unmold dip onto 10-inch flat serving platter; remove plastic wrap. Top dip with salsa, tomato, cheese and cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips.
  • 1 Line 9-inch pie pan with plastic wrap, allowing wrap to extend over edge of pan. In small bowl, mix cream cheese and sour cream until well blended. Stir in lime peel. Spread mixture in pie pan.
  • 2 Sprinkle chicken and olives over cream cheese mixture. In small bowl, stir refried beans to soften. Spread beans over chicken mixture. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate at least 3 hours but no longer than 6 hours.
  • 3 To serve, unmold dip onto 10-inch flat serving platter; remove plastic wrap. Top dip with salsa, tomato, cheese and cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Vary this dip as you like -- use Monterey Jack cheese instead of Cheddar, sliced green onions instead of olives or diced avocado instead of tomato.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
440mg
440%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.