If you freeze the dish, make sure to thaw it in the refrigerator before baking. Not only is this a family favorite, this recipe has developed quite a following among my readers. I also added what frozen spinach I had left in a pkg and maybe 1. This will allow the chicken to continue cooking. Bottom line: You won't want to stop eating them. Cooked this way, you may need to add a splash more liquid water or broth, if you prefer to the sauce, because some of the liquid will evaporate off as the cream cheese melts down.
Make sure there are no bits of food stuck to the bottom of your pan or your pot may not come to pressure. We switched up the seasoning a little omitted the Ranch mix and added our own keto-friendly seasonings , and this takes it over the top in terms of deliciousness. Is this Keto Crack Chicken? Melt it all together by placing on the stovetop for a few minutes. If you try it this way, please let us know how it goes! You can serve it with crackers, rolls, or over salad. Very happy I tried this. Here are a few photos we took while making this Instant Pot Keto Crack Chicken Recipe: Sometimes we add a bit of spice to it too! I had mine with zoodles and the rest of the family had noodles, but my husband said he would enjoy it over rice next time in case anyone else is trying to decide what to serve it over and not everyone is eating low carb. I made the dip for a tailgate and everyone went crazy for it.
Everything from fruit for smoothies to whole wheat muffins, to raw cookie dough balls that cook in 12 minutes, to steel-cut oatmeal blocks, goes into the freezer and makes my life so much easier. Last time I made it I had steamed cauliflower as a side, and it was really good. Tried another crack chicken recipe with a ranch packet and had to throw away the leftovers…no one would eat them. Then came the wrap you'll see in the video whoa! Great recipe, thank you so much! Crack Chicken can easily be made with frozen chicken. Everyone really liked it and said they would like it again soon. Add the chopped bacon and cook until crispy.
Shred the chicken with two forks. In step 1 of the Instructions above, after removing the bacon from the pot, we recommend adding a splash of water, and use a wooden spoon to scrape up any brown bits that have formed on the bottom to deglaze the pan. Recipe from Save Made this today, I was unsure on my chicken lbs but assumed it was between 1. Even though the tastes knocks this one out of the ballpark, the simplicity of the recipe is why I adore it so much! Set aside until ready to use. Is this recipe Keto and Low Carb? It can go on a roll, tortilla, rice, salad. Add the blended sauce, turkey bacon, and cheddar cheese over the chicken.
Was easily fork split, totally done and super moist. Using Frozen Chicken to Make Crack Chicken in an Instant Pot A question we frequently get asked is whether you have to defrost boneless, skinless chicken breasts before making this recipe, or if you can just use them frozen. I love hearing all creative ways to serve this dish. Mix the cottage cheese, yogurt, garlic salt, onion powder, pepper, parsley, and dill together in a. Warm in the microwave or on the stove top when you're ready to eat. Never had one or used one before. Add half the chicken and season with salt and pepper.
Cook until crisp, drain, and set aside. Let the chicken and rice simmer for 40-50 minutes stirring occasional to avoid burning. There are 2 ways to make this recipe and the way listed below in the recipe is the normal way. My video shows that I added water to the pot, but I will update that with a new video sometime soon. I have made it twice and the first time it rocked! It is perfect to pull out for a quick lunch, or easy supper. Does it need to be room temperature? Just scooping it up with whole grain tortilla chips is about my favorite right now.
Instant Pot Crack Chicken is a tasty and versatile made with frozen chicken breast, bacon, cream cheese, ranch seasoning, green onions, and sharp cheddar. After being out all day and coming home, not only did our house smell amazing, but dinner was ready!! Repeat with remaining half of chicken. This healthy cracked out chicken recipe will probably become a fast favorite in your home, as it has in mine. Stir in cream cheese and 2 cups cheddar until melted. This recipe can be used so many different ways. Pour mixture into prepared dish.
I like to always have some on hand for a quick salad ,or casserole. Leftover chicken works great for making Crack Chicken. Pierce the center of a piece of chicken with one fork and use the other fork to pull the chicken into shreds. Serve at room temperature or cold. Top with more cheese, bacon, and green onions for garnish if desired. Served it on a bed of slightly wilted spinach. Be sure to follow whichever method the recipe you are making suggests to ensure your dish is perfectly cooked.