Skillet Chorizo Cheese Dip is a super easy and outrageously cheesy appetizer great for any occasion! Loaded with spicy chorizo, tangy buffalo sauce, cream, and cheddar cheese, and topped with pickled jalapenos, lime, and cilantro - all baked in one skillet. This dip will be an instant hit!
Y'all know I am a sucker for an appetizer. Like you can't have a party without one. Heck, Justin and I can't have a Friday night without an app for 2 with a glass of wine! And lately, we have been LOVING (like shamefully loving) this Easy Skillet Chorizo Cheese Dip. 😋
I mean who isn't a sucker for a cheese dip?? Honestly.
But this one is loaded with
- spicy chorizo
- cream and cheddar cheeses
- Rotel and diced onions
- buffalo sauce
- and all baked in a cast iron skillet!
It is so unbelievably easy, you won't believe it! Let me walk you through it now.
You just need 7 simple ingredients for this skillet chorizo queso dip:
- Mexican Chorizo
- Cream Cheese
- Cheddar Cheese
- Hot Sauce
Then to take this over the top once it is finished, we are going to top it with:
- Pickled Jalapenos
- Limes Slices
- Green Onion
How to Make
Like I said earlier, this couldn't be easier to make.
STEP ONE: Place a large cast-iron skillet on the stove over medium heat and add in your chorizo. Cook for about 5 minutes until browned and fully cooked through, making sure to chop and break up into small pieces as you cook (like ground beef). I find using this meat chopper so helpful in the process (*affiliate link). Drain off any access grease from the chorizo if there is a lot.
STEP TWO: Once the chorizo is cooked, add the rest of the ingredients to the skillet (diced onion, can of Rotel, cream cheese, shredded cheddar cheese, hot sauce, and salt).
STEP THREE: Place the skillet in a preheated 350-degree oven and bake for 15 minutes.
STEP FOUR: Once the time is up, remove from the oven, and gently mix the dip together. The melted cheese and rest of the ingredients will slowly start to come together to make a super cheesy and creamy dip. You will have to mix for a minute or two to bring it all together, but just keep stirring until it does.
STEP FIVE: Top with pickled jalapenos, chopped cilantro, diced green onions, and lime slices on the side. Enjoy immediately hot right out of the oven with your favorite chips!
This easy cast iron skillet cheese dip with chorizo is best enjoyed around the table or standing around the counter enjoying right out of the skillet with friends and family. It won't be long before it is all devoured! Enjoy this for Super Bowl Sunday, any game or tailgate event, games nights, or just when the craving hits! It will be one of your favorite and go-to appetizers!
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