Instant Pot Crack Chicken

instant pot crack chicken

This Instant Pot Crack Chicken Recipe is low calorie and packed full of flavor. It’s just 238 calories and has 31g of protein!

Originally featured in our best selling Healthy Instant Pot Cookbook, this healthy recipe for crack chicken has become a reader favorite!

instant pot crack chicken

These healthy instant pot recipes for weight loss help you eat what you crave, while reducing or maintain weight. Or just allow you to have seconds without guilt.

Try this healthy crack chicken instant pot recipe tonight. And if you love it, flip through our Healthy Instant Pot Cookbook online for more Instant Pot weight loss recipes inspiration.

This Instant Pot Crack Chicken is just 238 calories and so easy to make!

Instant Pot Crack Chicken Recipe

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make a healthy crack chicken recipe at home.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll find a nutrition label, ingredient swaps and more in the sections below.

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To make this crack chicken recipe easy, we have supplied you with the following sections.

Read through them for helpful resources, or skip ahead to the recipe card.

What You’ll Find in this Article:

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in my email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this crack chicken recipe instant pot to Pintrest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list for our healthy crack chicken casserole recipe…

Crack Chicken Ingredients

We add a lot of extra veggies in with our cream cheese chicken recipe. This helps lower the calories and allows you to have a bigger portion, for less calories.

Originally we included just 2 added veggies (potatoes and Brussels sprouts) but we have found that this cracked chicken recipe is great with lots of veggies… so here we have supplied you with several veggie swaps. So if you want to skip the Brussels sprouts and potatoes, you have more veggies to choose from instead.

Optional Crack Chicken Veggie Swaps:

  • Sliced Mushrooms
  • Red Bell Pepper slices
  • Frozen Peas
  • Chopped Parsnips

Mushrooms are great as they have practically no flavor and have a meaty consistency. And parsnips are a great low carb swap for the potatoes. No matter how you make this healthy crack chicken, we know you’ll love it!

Shopping List for Healthy Cracked Chicken Recipe:

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of these healthy recipes for weight loss instant pot you want to make. It will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for these healthy chicken recipes for weight loss can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make crack chicken recipes in an instant pot…

How to Make Crack Chicken in an Instant Pot

This simple crack chicken recipe is easy and fast! You can make it 100% in the instant pot, or you can turn this crack chicken recipe instant pot into a casserole!

Feel free to skip the casserole step, but when we baked this crack chicken recipe in these individual casserole dishes, everyone went wild for them. Somehow this dish seams more fun individual casserole style.

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How to Make Instant Pot Crack Chicken Recipes:

  1. In the Instant Pot, combine the potatoes, Brussels sprouts, chicken, Neufchâtel cheese, garlic salt, chives, dill, parsley, and water.
  2. Cover and cook on high pressure for 15 minutes.
  3. Quick-release the pressure.
  4. Remove the chicken to a plate and with two forks.
  5. Return the chicken to the pot.
  6. Mix in 1/2 the cheddar cheese (unless you are skipping the next step, in that case add all the cheese).
  7. Optional Step: Move the crack chicken to one large, or 4 small casserole dishes. Top with remaining cheese and broil in the oven for 3-5 minutes until melted and browned.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for the best low calorie crack chicken recipe…

Healthy Crack Chicken Recipe

This healthy crack chicken is from the best selling cookbook Lose Weight With Your Instant Pot. We have added in some veggie swaps (above in the ingredient section) and given you the option to broil and turn this skinny crack chicken into a fantastic casserole.

Try out this recipe for crack chicken, it’s a reader favorite and a recipe we know you’ll come back to again and again!

instant pot crack chicken

HEALTHY Instant Pot Crack Chicken (238 CALORIES)

Lose Weight By Eating
This low calorie crack chicken recipe is just 238 calories and packed full of flavor!
We add veggies to the crack chicken to increase the serving size while cutting calories. So you get a big serving for just 238 calories.
Special Tip: If you don't like potatoes or Brussels sprouts, we have give you several veggie swaps above to choose from. Just swap out the veggie you don't like for the one you do like.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 238 kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • In the Instant Pot, combine the potatoes, Brussels sprouts, chicken, Neufchâtel cheese, garlic salt, chives, dill, parsley, and water.
  • Cover and cook on high pressure for 15 minutes.
  • Quick-release the pressure.
  • Remove the chicken to a plate and with two forks.
  • Return the chicken to the pot.
  • Mix in 1/2 the cheddar cheese (unless you are skipping the next step, in that case add all the cheese).
  • Optional Step: Move the crack chicken to one large, or 4 small casserole dishes. Top with remaining cheese and broil in the oven for 3-5 minutes until melted and browned.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 238kcalCarbohydrates: 15.5gProtein: 31gFat: 5.7gSaturated Fat: 1.7gCholesterol: 81mgSodium: 197mgPotassium: 944mgFiber: 3.2gSugar: 2gCalcium: 114mgIron: 2mg
Keyword casserole, chicken, Instant Pot
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Nutrition and Calories in Crack Chicken Recipes

The nutrition below is based off 1 cup of crack chicken form the above recipe card.

If you have the cookbook (Lose Weight With Your Instant Pot) this recipe was originally in, you may notice the calories are lower here… That is because the nutrition label database we use for nutrition is constantly growing and improving. And in the last few years they have uploaded more ingredients making the nutrition more accurate. It’s a great program and we encourage you to check it out.

Important Note: As a reminder, at Lose Weight By Eating it is our goal to make you healthier, all-natural versions of your favorite recipes… not all will be “diet worthy” depending on the diet you are on. But they will be healthier versions to help curb your cravings.

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