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Cheesy Chicken Elote Dip

cheesy chicken elote dip Appetizer Mexican
Cheesy Chicken Elote Dip
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 12

Prettier than your average chicken dip and tastier than plain old corn dip, this hot, cheesy riff on Mexican grilled street corn comes together easily in one skillet and is guaranteed to please. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Corn

2
tablespoons butter
1
bag (12 oz) frozen (thawed) whole-kernel corn, patted dry
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1/2
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/4
teaspoon salt

Chicken

2
cups chopped cooked chicken
1/2
cup sliced green onions
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, cubed
1
package (0.85 oz) Old El Paso™ chicken taco seasoning mix
2
tablespoons water
1
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
1/2
cup crumbled queso fresco cheese
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Serve-Withs

Tortilla chips, as desired
Lime wedges

Steps

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  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add frozen corn, chiles, red pepper and salt; cook 5 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until corn begins to brown. Transfer to medium bowl; cover with foil to keep warm. Clean out skillet.
  • 2
    Spray same skillet with cooking spray. Add chicken, green onions and cream cheese; cook over medium heat 2 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted and mixture is combined. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water. Cook over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes longer, stirring frequently, until mixture is hot and bubbling at edges. Remove from heat; stir in Monterey Jack cheese.
  • 3
    Spoon corn mixture over chicken mixture in skillet.
  • 4
    Top with queso fresco cheese and cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips and lime wedges.

Expert Tips

  • Elote is traditional Mexican grilled sweet corn on the cob. Serve with sour cream and an extra sprinkle of ground red pepper for even more elote flair.
  • Want to use fresh corn instead of frozen? No problem! You’ll need 2 1/2 cups fresh kernels (from about 4 ears).

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
55mg
19%
Sodium
490mg
20%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
11g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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