Sesame Chicken Dip


Savory marinated chicken on a bed of cream cheese infused with garlic and cilantro, topped with crunchy peanuts, more cilantro, and a spicy sweet chile sauce! This sesame chicken dip is a huge hit at all our gatherings! Serve with rice crackers, or crackers of your choice.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
20 servings


  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 4 teaspoons sesame oil

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced, divided

  • 4 cups cooked diced chicken breast

  • 3 (8 ounce) packages reduced-fat cream cheese

  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup salted peanuts, chopped

  • 8 medium green onions, thinly sliced

  • 1 teaspoon sweet chile sauce


  1. Combine soy sauce, sesame oil, and 2 cloves of garlic in a large bowl. Add cooked chicken and toss to coat. Refrigerate and marinate for 1 hour.

  2. Combine cream cheese, 1/4 cup cilantro, remaining garlic, and salt in another bowl; beat with an electric mixer until creamy.

  3. Spread dip onto a large serving platter and top with marinated chicken. Sprinkle chicken with peanuts, green onions, and remaining cilantro, and drizzle sweet chile sauce over top. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

165 Calories
11g Fat
4g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 165
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 301mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 165mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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