No heat chicken dip

No heat chicken dip.
(Of course you can crock pot heat it if you wish, its also good).
I don’t have measurements I just start with a little of each and add as needed.
Canned chicken
Cream cheese
Shredded cheddar
Ranch dressing
Frank’s hot scause (just a couple dabs. Enough to add a little color).
Spread onto crackers.

No-Heat Chicken Dip Recipe:


  • Canned chicken (drained)
  • Cream cheese (softened)
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Ranch dressing
  • Frank’s hot sauce
  • Crackers for serving


  1. Prepare the Canned Chicken: Open the canned chicken and drain any excess liquid. Place the chicken in a mixing bowl.
  2. Combine Cream Cheese: Add softened cream cheese to the bowl with the canned chicken. The cream cheese should be easy to mix with the chicken.
  3. Shredded Cheddar Cheese: Sprinkle in a generous amount of shredded cheddar cheese. The amount can vary based on your preference for cheesiness.
  4. Add Ranch Dressing: Pour in ranch dressing to the mixture. Start with a few tablespoons and adjust according to taste and consistency preferences. The ranch dressing adds a creamy texture and flavor to the dip.
  5. Frank’s Hot Sauce: Add just a couple of dabs of Frank’s hot sauce. Be cautious and taste as you go, as the heat level can vary. Adjust according to your spice preference, and remember you can always add more later.
  6. Mix Well: Mix all the ingredients thoroughly until well combined. You can use a spoon or spatula for this step.
  7. Adjust Consistency: If the dip is too thick, you can add a bit more ranch dressing to achieve the desired consistency. If it’s too thin, consider adding more cream cheese or shredded cheddar.
  8. Taste and Adjust: Taste the dip and adjust the seasonings as needed. You might want to add more hot sauce for extra heat or more cheese for richness.
  9. Chill (Optional): While this is a no-heat dip, you can choose to chill it in the refrigerator for a couple of hours to let the flavors meld together. This step is optional but can enhance the overall taste.
  10. Serve with Crackers: Once the dip is ready, transfer it to a serving bowl and pair it with your favorite crackers. The dip is now ready to be enjoyed!

Feel free to get creative and adjust the ingredients to suit your taste preferences. This no-heat chicken dip is versatile and can be a delicious addition to your party or gathering.

  1. Can I use fresh chicken instead of canned chicken? Yes, you can use cooked and shredded fresh chicken instead of canned chicken. Ensure it’s fully cooked and seasoned before adding it to the dip.
  2. How much Frank’s hot sauce should I add? Start with a small amount, such as a couple of dabs, and then taste the dip. Add more if you desire additional heat. It’s easier to add more later than to adjust if it becomes too spicy.
  3. Can I make this dip ahead of time? Yes, you can prepare the dip ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator. Allow it to come to room temperature before serving, or you can serve it chilled if you prefer.
  4. What kind of crackers are best for serving? Use your favorite crackers or try a variety for different textures and flavors. Options include plain, multigrain, or even flavored crackers for added interest.
  5. Can I add other ingredients to the dip? Absolutely! Customize the dip by adding ingredients like diced green onions, chopped cilantro, or crumbled bacon for extra flavor and texture.
  6. Is there a substitute for ranch dressing? If you don’t have ranch dressing, you can use sour cream or Greek yogurt as alternatives. Adjust the seasoning accordingly to maintain the flavor balance.
  7. Can I heat this dip in a crockpot if I want it warm? Yes, if you prefer a warm dip, transfer the mixture to a crockpot and heat on low, stirring occasionally. Be cautious not to overheat to prevent the dip from becoming too runny.
  8. How long does this dip stay fresh in the refrigerator? Stored in an airtight container, this dip should stay fresh for 3-4 days. However, the texture may change slightly over time.
  9. Can I freeze the dip? It’s not recommended to freeze this dip, as dairy-based dips can separate and become watery when thawed.
  10. What can I serve alongside this dip? Besides crackers, you can serve this dip with fresh vegetables like celery sticks, carrot sticks, or bell pepper strips for a refreshing and crunchy contrast.

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