Keto Cream Cheese Chicken

Cooked in the instant pot, this Keto chicken cream cheese is perfect for dinner of busy weekdays, and even lazy weekends. All you need to do is toss all ingredients in the pot and come back to it 20 minutes later. If you want to get this super simple yet savory recipe on hand, keep reading!

Keto Cream Cheese Chicken

Recipe by Anna SmallingCourse: Main, SoupsCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 2 lbs (910 g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • 2 (8 oz/227 g) blocks cream cheese

  • 2 slices bacon, chopped

  • 1/2 cup (2 oz/57 g) shredded cheddar

  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon dried chives

  • 11/2 teaspoons garlic powder

  • 11/2 teaspoons onion powder

  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 teaspoon dried dill

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 scallion, green and white parts, thinly sliced

  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) water


  • Add the chicken, cream cheese, water, vinegar, chives, garlic powder, onion powder, crushed red pepper flakes, dill, salt, and black pepper to the pot. Turn the pot on Manual, High Pressure for 15 minutes and then do a quick release.
  • Use tongs to transfer the chicken to a large plate, shred it with 2 forks, and return it to the pot. Stir in the cheddar cheese.
  • Top with the crispy bacon and scallion, and serve.


  • As it contains 437 calories per serving, you may need to watch your portion if you are not on a keto or low-carb diet. Also, you can make this chicken in the crock pot if you have more time.
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