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Best Parmesan Dip Recipe for Chicken Wings

This Parmesan Dip Recipe sets a high bar for savory dips in a world of dips. It’s the perfect condiment for chicken wings, chicken fingers, or crudités. This gourmet blend will bring a sophisticated twist to any snack table.

The Best Parmesan Dip Recipe for Chicken Wings
The Best Parmesan Dip Recipe for Chicken Wings

The secret ingredient that takes this dip to another level is malt vinegar. Whether presented at a Super Bowl party or as a standalone treat for a quiet evening, this parmesan dip promises an unforgettable experience.

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Dipping your chicken wings in a rich and creamy Parmesan dip is a culinary delight that takes classic finger food to a whole new level of flavor and indulgence.

The sharp, nutty notes of Parmesan cheese complement the crispy, savory exterior of the chicken wings, creating a symphony of taste and texture with every bite. The creamy consistency of the dip provides a delightful contrast to the crispy wings, making it a perfect pairing.

Most regular grocery stores have malt vinegar, but it can be hard to find on the shelf. I found mine on the top shelf in the vinegar section. You can also purchase malt vinegar on Amazon.

Malt vinegar tastes different from other types of vinegar primarily because of its unique production process and key ingredient. Malted barley is this vinegar’s main ingredient that gives it flavor.

Barley grains are soaked in water and allowed to germinate, and then dried and roasted. This process, called malting, develops the barley’s starches into sugars, which yeast can ferment.

Malted vinegar is known for its rich and robust flavor, with a depth that makes it a popular condiment for foods like fish and chips. Its flavor profile makes it a delicious complement to hearty and fried dishes.

Easy Parmesan Dip for Chicken Wings
The Best Parmesan Dip Recipe

I used to travel to Vancouver, BC, and my co-workers loved taking me to a restaurant called Earls. The food was amazing! This recipe came from their cookbook.

Parmesan cheese has deep cultural and historical significance in Italy. It has been produced for over 800 years and is often referred to as the “King of Cheeses” or “Parmesan Gold.” It plays a vital role in Italian cuisine and is celebrated worldwide for its exceptional quality and taste.

If you love Parmesan cheese as much as I do, you’ll love this recipe. It’s easy to make and a crowd-pleaser.

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Here’s How to Make Delicious Parmesan Dip

Simple Ingredients

Ingredients for Parmesan Dip Recipe
Ingredients for Parmesan Dipping Sauce – Dips with Mayo

Mayonnaise: I used 1 1/4 cups Duke’s mayonnaise

Sour Cream: 1/3 cup of your favorite sour cream

Parmesan Cheese: 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese

Malt Vinegar: 3 tablespoons (substitutions won’t give this dip the same flavor)

Milk: 3 tablespoons

Sugar: 1 tablespoon

Garlic: 1/2 teaspoon minced

Dried Basil: 1/2 teaspoon

Dried Oregano: 1/2 teaspoon


Mixing Together Ingredients for Parmesan Dip Recipe
Mixing Ingredients for Parmesan Dip – Dip Recipe with Mayonnaise
  1. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the creamy ingredients until throughly blended.
Easy Parmesan Dip Recipe for Chicken Fingers - Plate with Chicken Wings and Parmesan Dip Recipe
Easy Parmesan Dip Recipe and Chicken Wings

Tips for Making This Parmesan Cheese Dip Recipe

  • Serve this dip with pita chips, pita bread, tortilla chips, bagel chips, fresh veggies like cherry tomatoes, baguette slices, chicken wings, chicken tenders, chicken nuggets, onion rings, French fries, mozzarella sticks, pretzels, pizza slices, fried pickles, fried mushrooms, fried zucchini, jalapeño poppers, tater tots, or hash browns.
  • You can also use this dip to top chicken sandwiches, wraps, or hamburgers.
  • Plain Greek yogurt will work as a substitute for the sour cream in this recipe.
  • For a twist on taste, substitute roasted garlic for the raw garlic.
  • Add cream cheese to the dip if you prefer a thicker dip.

How long does Parmesan Cheese Dip last in the refrigerator?

This parmesan dip will last 3-4 days in the fridge when stored in an airtight container.

Can you freeze this delicious dip?

I would not recommend freezing this dip because it contains dairy. After thawing, dairy takes on a grainy texture that changes the taste of the dip.

Serving Suggestions

  1. Hallowed Vegetables: Hollow out colorful vegetables like bell peppers or cabbage to create an edible dip bowl.
  2. Bread Bowl: Create a bread bowl by hollowing out a round loaf of bread, such as sourdough bread. Cut the removed bread into squares to make croutons.
  3. Dip Platter: Arrange an assortment of dips on a platter, each in its section, surrounded by complementary dippers. The platter can include fresh vegetables, breadsticks, and chicken fingers.
  4. Charcuterie Board: This dip makes a great addition to your charcuterie platter.

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Parmesan Dip Recipe for Chicken Wings

Dive into your kitchen and whip up this delicious Parmesan cheese dip. I would love to hear if you tried this recipe and what you thought in the comments below.

It makes a good dip for game day during the football season. The Parmesan flavor in this cheesy dip takes so little time to make, yet yields a big impact. Everyone will love it!

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Parmesan Dip Recipe for Chicken Wings
Yield: 2 cups

The Best Parmesan Dip Recipe

Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Parmesan Dip is perfect condiment for chicken wings, chicken fingers, or crudités. This gourment blend will bring a sophisticated twist to any snack table.


  • 1 1/4 cups of mayonnaise (I used Duke's)
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons malt vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil


  1. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk all the ingredients together until throughly blended. Serve cold.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 240Total Fat 23gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 18gCholesterol 19mgSodium 227mgCarbohydrates 7gFiber 0gSugar 6gProtein 2g

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