Monday, February 20, 2012

Deep fried chicken and beer cheese dip!

Your probably thinking "Hold up Jamie, this is not a cupcake!" I know, I know but these recipes are just too good not to share. They are not just good, they are so easy to prepare as well. I'll start with the beer cheese dip. (Oh how I wish I had a bowl at this moment)

To make this dip you will need:

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup beer or nonalcoholic beer
  • 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • Pretzels (or whatever you want to dip into this deliciousness!)

Are you ready to see how easy this is? Brace yourself...
In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, beer and dressing mix until smooth. Stir in cheddar cheese. Eat & serve. Refrigerate any leftovers...leftovers, ha!
I am serious, that's all it is! I prefer to dip pretzels just because I like the salty taste, but go ahead and try crackers, bread sticks, anything!
Now to the chicken. I have a deep fryer and realized the other night that it hasn't been used in awhile. Maybe that is because I am trying to do this whole healthy eating thing, yeah right, like that's going well by the looks of it huh!? We decided we wanted to make some crispy chicken sandwiches so I ended up going on Google and found a Triple Dipped Fried Chicken recipe. Makes my mouth water just thinking about it. The recipe can be found here @ All
After the second dip into the batter, I almost couldn't believe that it was going to fit IN my deep fryer.
It fit folks, and it was amazing!
To tell you the truth, it came out so crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside that I didn't even want a sandwich anymore, I wanted to eat it as it was! Not to mention the stinkin' things were so big after the triple dip that it would have been a bit hard to eat it on a bun!
I'll stop holding back and let you see these beauties!
I know the picture is not that pretty, but I take pretty pictures of treats, not meats. :)
If you are a crispy chicken lover as I am, I highly recommend this. Go ahead, give it a try I bet you can't stop after 1 bite!

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  1. I love beer cheese dip! Will have to try the chicken recipe, looks great.

  2. wow...that chicken looks fabulous!! A definite competitor with KFC!
    Thanks for the beer dip recipe...this is a new twist to me!!
    I am your newest follower..pls follow back if you can.

  3. Stopping by from the Grow your blog {blog Hop}!

  4. You will not be disappointed with either of these recipes! :)

  5. Too funny, I was just saying to my husband last week that I needed to find a recipe involving beer and cheese. I'm pinning it. He's going to be thrilled. I'm your newest follower! Follow back at

  6. Your husband is going to love this dip! I know my bf ate just about all of it!

  7. Yumm! The dip looks great but that chicken!!! OMG! I am somewhat of a chicken-holic, so this is definitely going in my recipe file. :~)

    Stopping by and newly following from What's Cooking Wednesdays. Thanks so much for sharing these recipes!

  8. Mary I promise you that you will love this chicken!! Thanks for following!

  9. Thanks for sharing at Shine on Fridays! Yum!

  10. Thanks for sharing on Serenity Saturday

    Natasha xxx