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Instant pot crack chicken

Instant pot crack chicken

Welcome to my recipe for instant pot crack chicken. An American classic, but here served with ingredients you can find anywhere.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crack chicken instant pot, Instant pot crack chicken, Instant pot crack chicken keto, Instant pot crack chicken recipe, Keto instant pot crack chicken
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Leave under pressure: 6 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 561kcal


  • 900 g Chicken breast
  • 225 g Cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp Ranch seasoning mix Either from a packet or see the recipe below.
  • 1 tbsp Hot sauce I used Frank's - optional.
  • 125 ml Chicken stock
  • 225 g Bacon (diced) I used smoked.
  • 125 g Cheese (grated) I used cheddar.


  • Add the chicken and cream cheese to the pot. Now add the ranch seasoning, hot sauce if using and chicken stock.
  • Put the lid on and set to high pressure for 12 minutes.
  • Whilst the chicken is cooking, dice the bacon and fry until desired crispiness is reached. Set aside.
  • When the time is up, leave under pressure for another 6 minutes and then do a quick release.
  • Once the pin has dropped, remove the lid and then remove the chicken. Shred the chicken using 2 forks or a mixer.
  • Whisk the cheese into the liquid in the instant pot and then add back the chicken and bacon.
  • Mix together and allow to thicken.
  • Serve and enjoy.



Calories: 561kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 185mg | Sodium: 1134mg | Potassium: 726mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 775IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 197mg | Iron: 1mg