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Instant Pot or Slow Cooker Crack Chicken {Keto Option}

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Servings - 4 persons


  • 4 small boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 16 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 packet ranch dressing mix or 2 Tbsp homemade ranch dressing mix
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns or 8 pretzel buns (skip this for keto version!)
  • Side: Chips
  • Side: Fruit


  • Let the cream cheese soften, then combine with the ranch dressing mix.
  • Place the chicken breasts in the base of the electric pressure cooker with the hot water and add the cream cheese-ranch combo on top of the chicken.
  • Steam valve: Sealing.
  • Cook on: Manual/High for 15 minutes. If cooking frozen chicken breasts, cook on Manual/High for 23 to 24 minutes.
  • Release: Natural or Quick.
  • Just before your meal, cook the bacon in a skillet and then crumble it.
  • Once cooked, strain off excess liquid and shred the chicken into the creamy sauce and mix in the bacon crumbles and shredded mozzarella cheese. Mix well and then spoon onto buns to make sandwiches.
  • Serve Instant Pot Crack Chicken on buns with side of fruit and chips.