Chicken "Margarita" Dip

9  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 45 min total
  • Makes 26 servings, 2 Tbsp. dip and 11 WHEAT THINS each.

Chicken "Margarita" Dip Recipe


  • 1 large lime, divided
  • 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) Neufchatel cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup pico de gallo
  •  WHEAT THINS Big Snacks


  • Heat  oven to 350°F. Cut 2 thin slices from lime, then cut in half; reserve for later use.
  • Grate  1 tsp. zest, then squeeze 2 tsp. juice from remaining lime piece. Mix lime zest and juice with Neufchatel cheese, chicken, shredded cheese and cumin until blended. Spread onto bottom of ovenproof medium skillet sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake  20 to 25 min. or until heated through.
  • Top  with pico de gallo and reserved lime slices.
  • Serve  with WHEAT THINS.

Recipe Tips

Use Your GrillHeat grill for indirect grilling: Light one side of grill, leaving other side unlit. Close lid. Heat grill to 350°F. Spread Neufchatel cheese mixture onto bottom of medium cast-iron skillet, or heavy disposable 9-inch square foil pan sprayed with cooking spray; cover with foil. Place on grate over unlit area; cover. Grill 20 to 25 min. or until heated through, monitoring for consistent grill temperature. Top with pico de gallo and reserved lime slices. Serve with WHEAT THINS.

SubstitutePrepare using shredded reduced-fat Colby and Monterey Jack cheese.

Special ExtraSprinkle additional 1/2 cup shredded cheese over dip before baking as directed.


Nutrition Information

Makes 26 servings, 2 Tbsp. dip and 11 WHEAT THINS each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 220 
    • Total fat 11 g
    • Saturated fat 4 g
    • Cholesterol 24 mg
    • Sodium 330 mg
    • Carbohydrate 23 g
    • Dietary fiber 2 g
    • Total sugars 5 g
    •     Includes added sugars 4 g
    • Protein 7 g
    • Vitamin A 6 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D 0 %DV
    • Calcium 6 %DV
    • Iron 6 %DV
    • Potassium 2 %DV
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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