Instant Pot Keto Ranch Chicken


Ranch, cheese, bacon, and chicken all in one delicious dish, made with no fuss in the Instant Pot.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
40 mins


  • 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese

  • 1 (1 ounce) package ranch dressing mix

  • ½ cup water

  • 6 slices cooked bacon, chopped

  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese


  1. Combine chicken and cream cheese in a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot). Sprinkle with ranch seasoning and add water. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 15 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  2. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.

  3. Remove chicken and shred using 2 forks; return chicken to pot. Select low heat according to according to manufacturer's instructions. Add Cheddar cheese and bacon. Stir to combine and heat through, 2 to 3 minutes.

Cook's Note:

If you are using a slow cooker, place chicken, cream cheese, ranch seasonings, and water in the slow cooker. Cook on low for 6 hours. Remove chicken from pot and shred. Return chicken to the slow cooker and mix in Cheddar cheese and bacon.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

531 Calories
37g Fat
13g Carbs
36g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 531
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g 47%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 157mg 52%
Sodium 1045mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 36g
Calcium 188mg 14%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 342mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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