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Creamy Instant Pot Chicken with Cheese and Bacon

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • 1 Instant Pot


  • 2 lbs chicken breast (or tenderloin)
  • 1 oz. package of ranch seasoning mix
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 16 oz. package of cream cheese
  • 1 package precooked bacon pieces (pieces preferred over bits)
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup white onions diced
  • 1/2 cup green onions sliced


  • Pour chicken stock into Instant Pot, then set chicken inside on a trivet.
  • Pour ranch seasoning over the chicken, and set cream cheese on top.
  • Close Instant Pot and set to cook on high for 25-30 minutes.
  • Manually release pressure, then shred chicken.
  • Stir in bacon and white onions.
  • Spread out evenly in pot, then sprinkle cheddar cheese on top.
  • Replace the lid to trap remaining heat and melt the cheese.
  • Serve with sliced green onions on top.
Keyword Creamy Instant Pot Chicken, Dinner, Instant Pot, Instant Pot Recipe, Main Course