Everyone raves about this vegan buffalo chicken dip! holidays, parties, game day, Thursday - made with jackfruit, this tasty goodness fits in at any table.
recipe originally published December 5, 2018
Vegan Buffalo Chicken Dip
It is almost like quarters two and three of the year are like training for quarter four and one. Holidays and game days - I LIVE FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR.
We love to entertain. I am all about the party food - obviously - and while I love creating new recipes and trying new things? I definitely have my classics that friends always ask for.
Over the years, I have made many iterations of a Buffalo Dip. This "chicken" version is the one I have been making this last year or more - and is absolutely up there as a favorite.
My suggestion is to do what I do, and make a double batch.
...and if you are taking this away to a party? Reserve a small amount for yourself, that you leave at home. I do this, and we snack on it all week. I use the leftover Vegan Buffalo Chicken Dip as a sandwich spread or even blob some on top of a veggie / bean bowl.
Vegan Buffalo Jackfruit Dip
We love to serve this recipe while watching the game - see more of our favorite Game Day Recipes.
The first time I made this vegan buffalo chicken dip recipe, I used soy curls as the chicken, and they work just as well as jackfruit.
Want an extra level of spicy? Our Spicy Vegan Chorizo Sausage Crumbles do the trick, in place of jackfruit or Soy Curls.
more Buffalo Recipes:
- Vegan Buffalo Wing Salad
- Vegan Buffalo Jackfruit Enchiladas
- Buffalo Ranch Veggie Bowl
- Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower
- Buffalo Jack Avocado Noodle Rolls
- Buffalo Jack Sliders
- Buffalo Dip Three Ways
- Buffalo Chickpea Chili
- Tangy Spicy Buffalo Hummus
we are party ready!
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- 1 (20 ounce) can jackfruit, drained
- ⅓ to ½ cup buffalo style hot sauce (Crystal)
- 1 head cauliflower, peeled, stemmed and chopped
- 1 cube / teaspoon vegetable boullion (soy & gluten free)
- 12 ounces (1 ½ cups) sauerkraut brine
- ¾ cup sauerkraut
- ½ cup raw cashews
- 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
- ⅓ cup nutritional yeast
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- green onions, diced (for garnish)
- Preheat oven to 350 °F.
- In medium mixing bowl, shred jackfruit with two forks, or throw it in a blender / food processor and pulse a couple times. Easy shreds!
- Combine shredded jackfruit and buffalo sauce. Set aside to marinate.
- Place chopped cauliflower in large stock pot with the vegetable bouillon. Add enough water to completely cover cauliflower and then some – an inch or two over. Bring to boil, reduce to simmer. Continue at a simmer for 6-8 minutes, or until cauliflower is tender. Drain immediately and set aside to cool.
- Keep stock pot to use again:
- Transfer buffalo jackfruit to stock pot* over medium low heat. Stir occasionally as it simmers. *Large enough to add the remaining ingredients later.
- In a blender, combine sauerkraut brine, sauerkraut, cashews, garlic, nutritional yeast, and sea salt. Blend at highest speed until completely smooth.
- (At this point, the consistency will be thin. It thickens when you add the cauliflower, and if you like a thinner dip, you may want to reserve the cauliflower water to add in, a tablespoon at a time, to reach desired consistency.)
- Add cooled cauliflower and blend until smooth.
- Add cauliflower mixture to stock pot with buffalo jackfruit, stirring to combine. Add more buffalo sauce to suit taste preference.
- Transfer to oven proof baking dish.
- Bake at 350 °F for 30 minutes, until warmed through and bubbly.
- Garnish with diced green onion.
- Serve with celery sticks, veggies, and crackers.
dairy, egg, soy, oil, and gluten free, vegan
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Serving Size:½ cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 62Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 301mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 2gSugar: 4gProtein: 7g
nutrition calculations results vary by calculator, are for informational purposes only, and are not intended to replace medical advice or treatment.
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