August 29

Instant Pot Crack Chicken

This is the only type of crack that we approve of and that is Crack Chicken. LOL. I’m sure most of you have had it before, whether or not you realized it, or you have at least have heard of this delectable version of crack. Packing a lot of flavor from the ranch packet, cheese, and bacon – it’s always a hit at potlucks or parties. It’s an incredibly simple recipe to make, and it takes minimal effort. You can decide how you want to eat it, as a dip or in a sandwich or even in a lettuce cup…. It’s one of those dishes that is guaranteed to disappear every time you make it.

Instant Pot Crack Chicken

Chicken crack is the only type of crack allowed! This one is great and is an easy dish to put together for parties and potlucks.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine American, Modern
Calories 2878 kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot, 6qt or larger

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 2 lbs boneless chicken breast
  • 8 ounce cream cheese cut into 6-8 pieces
  • 1 packet ranch seasoning
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese shredded
  • 6 – 8 slices cooked bacon crumbled
  • 2 green onions diced optional

Instructions
 

  • Pour water in the Instant Pot.
  • Place chicken and cream cheese in an even layer and sprinkle ranch seasoning over the top.
  • Select the MANUAL and cook on HIGH for 15 minutes.
  • When done, quick-release the remaining pressure.
  • Carefully remove the chicken and shred.
  • Using the display panel select CANCEL and then SAUTE . Whisk the cream cheese mixture thoroughly to break up any remaining cream cheese pieces.
  • Return chicken to pot along with cheddar cheese. Mix thoroughly and then turn the pot off.
  • Sprinkle with bacon and green onions and serve.

Notes

Original recipe: https://recipes.instantpot.com/recipe/crack-chicken/

Nutrition

Calories: 2878kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 273gFat: 178gSaturated Fat: 86gCholesterol: 1058mgSodium: 6515mgPotassium: 4411mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 4690IUVitamin C: 15mgCalcium: 1113mgIron: 6mg
Keyword Bacon, Cheese, Chicken, Crack, Cream Cheese, Instant Pot, Kid Friendly
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December 4

Instant Pot Keto Queso Chicken Soup

It’s been a while since we made this, but I’m just getting around to posting it…. Just from the name alone you can tell that this is going to be a good recipe! IP, Keto friendly, Queso, Chicken, Soup – I think I like every one of those keywords. LOL. This soup was really easy to make, and it tasted as good as you’d expect. It’s literally a cheese soup with chicken added. It’s like a fiesta in your mouth!

Instant Pot Keto Queso Chicken Soup

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine American, Mexican

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 2 10oz can Rotel with diced green chiles
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream or whole milk
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

Instructions
 

Stove top:

  • In a cast iron dutch oven (or normal poheat the oil over medium heat. Stir in the Rotel and taco seasoning and cook for 1 minute just to toast the spices.
  • Add in the chicken and broth, cover and simmer for 25 minutes. Remove the chicken and shred, set aside.
  • Stir the cream cheese and heavy cream into the soup. You may want to use an immersion blender to make it creamier than just stirring. Once the cheese has melted add the chicken back into the soup. Season with salt to your taste and serve with desired toppings.

Instant Pot:

  • Cook the chicken in the IHere is our IP Chicken recipe. Once cooked, set on side. Later, shred the chicken while you wait on the soup to come to together.
  • Set you IP to saute and heat the oil. Stir in the Rotel and taco seasonings, cooking for a minute until the spices are toasted.
  • Add in the broth, cream cheese, and heavy cream into the soup. Let cook for about 15-20 minutes.
  • (OptionaTransfer soup to blender and pulse until smooth. You can also use an immersion blender, if you don’t have a Vitamix or equivalent. Add it back to the IP.
  • Add your shredded chicken back to the soup base in the IP, and cook for about 5 minutes to reheat the chicken. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Notes

Original Recipe: https://www.castironketo.net/blog/keto-queso-chicken-soup

Nutrition

Serving: 5g
Keyword Keto
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