Instant Pot Crack Chicken Recipe needs a warning label So I finally did it! I made this chicken recipe in the Instant Pot with Chicken, Bacon, Ranch, and cheese. All this in one dish and it’s a Keto-Friendly Recipe.
Serve up this rich, creamy, and highly addictive Chicken tonight!
This Instant Pot recipe is one of the most popular recipes on my blog to date, and for good reason. Creamy, cheesy, salty bacon, ranch, and tender chicken all in one dish! Who could ask for more?
More Ways to Eat Crack Chicken
We love crack chicken so much I have made it in a variety of ways. If you are like me and want to branch out to more recipe ideas, here are our tried and true. If you love this Chicken recipe you will also love these recipes:
What Is Crack Chicken?
The biggest question is what is crack chicken in Instant Pot. Well, crack chicken is a name for some of the most addictive chicken you will find. The flavors work together to mean it is almost as addictive as crack. It is kind of a running joke
Can You Freeze Instant Pot Crack Chicken
Absolutely! Just allow your instant pot crack chicken to cool down a bit and place in a freezer bag or airtight container, and then freeze for up to three months.
Can You Use Frozen Chicken For This Recipe?
Yes! You can use instant pot frozen chicken in the Instant Pot. You will find it is the same cook time it will just take it a bit longer to come to pressure.
This is one of the biggest selling points of an Instant Pot is that you can make a chicken from frozen. Cooking frozen meat easily and quickly, so people who forget to sit out that frozen meat can still enjoy a home-cooked meal.
Can I Reheat Crack Chicken?
To reheat just allow your crack chicken to sit in the fridge overnight to thaw, and then toss in a pan and heat it up on the stove. You can always add some more cheese and fresh bacon crumbles to the top if you would like!
Is Crack chicken Keto and weight watchers friendly?
Yes, It Is Keto friendly and on weight watcher’s diets. I have been dieting so I like to make Keto and low carb recipes like crack chicken and put it over some zucchini noodles. You can also use it as a dip, with chips, or even put it on bread, and over pasta. This recipe has so many options.
Can You Use Homemade Ranch For Crack Chicken
Yes, you can make a homemade ranch and use that to replace a packet of ranch if you would like. If you want to make your own Ranch you can get the recipe at By-Pink she has a great recipe for the homemade ranch.
How Do You Make This recipe in the Slow Cooker
Head over here and see my slow cooker crack chicken recipe. I walk you through how to make savory and delicious crack chicken right in your slow cooker.
What can you eat your keto crack chicken with?
Try out My No Carb Garlic Bread!
- 6-8 slices cooked bacon
- 2 pounds boneless chicken breast
- 1 packet ranch seasoning
- 8 oz cream cheese
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 cup cheddar cheese
- Place chicken and cream cheese in the instant pot.
- Sprinkle the packet of ranch seasoning over the top.
- Add half a cup of water.
- Place your instant pot on Manual high pressure for 15 minutes.
- Do a quick release.
- Remove chicken only and shred. (I used my kitchen aid to shred my chicken.)
- Keep your IP on saute.
- Add chicken back in.
- Add cheese and stir.
- Stir in bacon and enjoy.
- Directions for the slow cooker: Place chicken cream cheese and ranch seasonings in crockpot cook on low for 6 hours. Remove chicken and shred. Place back in the pot
- and stir in bacon. bacon and enjoy.
This recipe can also be done in the slow cooker
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 20 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 165Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 61mgSodium: 298mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 18g