Chicken recipes

Instant Pot Crack Chicken

Creamy cheddar cheese, ranch, and bacon shredded fowl breasts. This Crack Chicken recipe is made in the Instant Pot in only 15 mins! Serve on a sandwich roll.

Instant Pot Crack Chicken

Instant Pot Crack Chicken


  • 3 pounds of chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • teaspoons Greek or Italian seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons ranch seasoning dry powder about 1 oz.
  • 5 ounces cream cheese, cut into 1 oz squares
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 6 slices bacon, chopped
  • 7 green onion stalks, diced
  • 1 package bread buns, optional to serve on


  • Cook bacon according to package directions. Chop; set aside.
    In an Instant Pot ( or pressure cooker ) insert, add chicken broth, chicken breasts, Greek or Italian seasoning, dry ranch seasoning powder, and cream cheese.
    Turn the device on. Secure lid. Set the pressure valve to SEALING. Select MANUAL or PRESSURE COOK; cook on high-pressure 15 minutes.
    Select CANCEL. Allow the pressure valve to Natural Pressure Release at least 10 minutes.  Quick-release pressure after 10 minutes. Once pressure pin drops, open lid and turn off the device.
    Remove only the chicken to bowl. Shred with two forks.
    Whisk remaining cream cheese mixture. Add in shredded cheddar cheese, parmesan cheese, hot sauce, dried parsley, and bacon. Add in shredded chicken, and green onions; mix well.
    Serve on bread rolls.


Calories: 564kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 60g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 211mg | Sodium: 1146mg | Potassium: 1014mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 790IU | Vitamin C: 6.5mg | Calcium: 293mg | Iron: 1.8mg

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