There is nothing I love more than a good flavorful casserole, and that is what you will find with Instant Pot Cracked Up Chicken and Broccoli Casserole. What makes this dish so unique is I incorporated one of my most popular recipes, crack chicken. The reason it is called this is that it is super addictive, and I guarantee for any chicken lover out there, one bite will have you addicted.
Chicken and Broccoli casserole is so good, I mean this is absolutely delicious. I whipped this up the other day, and we ended up eating the leftovers at lunch and it was just as good. I love dishes that have a great reheat factor, so we can utilize and eat up all our leftovers before they go bad. This instant pot chicken crack casserole is one to give a try. If you like rice and chicken, I am pretty confident you will devour this chicken casserole.
My Instant Pot Cracked Up chicken and Broccoli casserole is anything but plain. Filled with moist and tender chicken, ranch, cheese, broccoli rice, and of course bacon. Isn’t everything a bit better when it has bacon as an ingredient? This casserole makes for a perfect dinner, potluck dish, or take to a friend in need. I love casserole dishes like this to give to friends and loved ones who may have just had a baby, surgery, or are laid up and need some tasty dinners. Whip up a crisp green side salad or dinner rolls and you have a complete meal ready for your loved ones or friends.
If you have kids this is a perfect way to sneak in some vegetables without them even knowing what they are eating. Broccoli is so nutritious vegetable that is great to incorporate into your meals. Broccoli is filled with potassium, fiber, and vitamins K, and C. Making sure you get enough vitamin C in your daily diet during cold and flu season is imperative. This year the flu has been horrendous so making sure to create wholesome meals that will help protect your family is a must. This chicken casserole is so simple to whip up, and flavorful the whole family will be fighting over the last few scoopfuls in the pan.
- 4 slices cooked bacon
- 2 cups frozen broccoli
- 1 package ranch seasoning
- 1 cups white rice
- 2 tbs milk
- 1 pound chicken breast
- 2 cups water
- 8 oz cheddar cheese
- Cube chicken into 1' pieces.
- Place raw chicken pieces in the instant pot on saute.
- Cover with ranch seasoning packet.
- add rice, water, and frozen broccoli.
- Place on manual low pressure for 12 minutes. ( I use the rice button)
- Do a quick Release.
- Stir in half the cheddar cheese, milk, and bacon.
- Place in a casserole dish or use an air fryer lid.
- Add remaining cheese and bacon to the top,
- Broil for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
- Or put on air crisp at 400 degrees for 3 minutes.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 249Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 66mgSodium: 491mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 23g