Smoked Chicken and Cilantro Dip

Craving a dip with smoky depth and a vibrant kick? This Smoked Chicken and Cilantro Dip is a flavor explosion! Tender smoked chicken mingles with a creamy blend of American and cheddar cheeses, cream cheese, and the smoky heat of chipotle peppers. A swirl of green enchilada sauce adds a touch of savory magic, while fresh cilantro and lime brighten every bite. Get ready to dive in!



  1. Preheat smoker to 250 degrees.
  2. Mix salt and black pepper together, then season chicken thighs liberally.
  3. Arrange chicken in large backing dish and place in smoker, smoking for 3-4 hours.
  4. Remove chicken from smoker, allow to cool enough to handle, and discard skin.
  5. Remove meat from bone and rough chop.
  6. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  7. In large mixing bowl or stand mixer bowl fitted with paddle attachment, add both shredded cheeses, cream cheese, and 3/4 of cilantro and mix until cheeses are combined.
  8. Add all remaining ingredients, including chicken, and mix again until evenly incorporated.
  9. Spread into baking dish, bake 20-25 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbling.
  10. Remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining cilantro.
  11. Serving suggestion: Serve with toasted bread, crackers, or tortillas.