Make this delicious Crack Chicken from scratch. This recipe is Keto friendly, low carb, easy to make, and uses a very few ingredients. Here is how to make it.
This recipe of Crack Chicken will undoubtedly suffice the palate of all chicken lovers.
You can prepare this lip-smacking, finger-licking dish at home with the help of the simple ingredients and savor it.
This rich, creamy dish is an instant hit among the keto lovers as it contains sour cream, cream cheese, and cheddar which is crucial in a Ketogenic diet.
The recipe is easy to cook and less time-consuming.
This dish has become my favorite low carb recipes to make on busy days.
It can be made in a slow cooker, a simple pressure cooker, or an Instant Pot.
What is Crack Chicken?
I keep getting this question a lot of time, what is crack chicken?
For all chicken lovers out there, it is a dish that is rich in flavors and everyone will relish biting into the budget-friendly dish.
It is Keto Friendly, Low Carb, and easy to cook.
This recipe can be cooked under high pressure in an instant pot or on low heat in a crockpot.
Boneless chicken breasts cooked with all things good like cream cheese, sour cream, cheddar cheese, homemade ranch mix and bacon, what’s not to like about it.
This dish is called Crack Chicken because it is addictive and literally crack you up when you eat it.
It can be had a sandwich filling or as a dip. Toss some cooked pasta in it and you have a delicious dinner ready in no time.
If you are using readymade ranch powder, this low carb chicken dish is just a few ingredients and literally no effort.
All you have to do is dump the ingredients in a slow cooker and let it do the work.
Once the chicken is cooked, shred it using a fork and it’s ready to eat.
I tried to make my ranch powder from scratch and the result was fabulous too.
If you are using ready-made ranch powder, then add chicken, chicken broth, 3 tbsp ranch powder, cream cheese, sour cream, and cheddar cheese in the pot and cook as mentioned in the recipe.
How to make it in Instant Pot?
Add all the ingredients in the instant pot. Close the lid and PRESSURE COOK for 10 minutes.
Remove the chicken breasts from the pot and shred them. Put them back in the pot and mix with the sauce.
Wondering what to serve with crack chicken? This keto-friendly dish can be consumed in various ways and yet, it will be appetizing.
It can be stuffed in a sandwich or, if one prefers low carb, then one can consume it with a bowl of salad or as a dip.
You can toss some cooked pasta or rice in it to make a filling meal.
Top your mashed potatoes with it or fill it inside baked potatoes.
It also makes a great filling for enchiladas and topping for pizza.
Crack chicken casserole is also another variant of the recipe and is relished by all food lovers.
To make it, mix crack chicken with some cooked pasta, veggies like broccoli mushroom, etc and transfer the mixture in a baking tray.
Top with some grated cheddar cheese, crispy bacon, and bread crumbs and bake for 15-20 minutes until the cheese melts.
The crack chicken recipe is favorite amongst the keto as well the low carb followers.
It is mostly topped with crispy bacon, cheddar cheese, and scallion.
But you can be creative and top it with anything you fancy.
I would go for sliced tomatoes, avocado, jalapeno peppers, olives, sautéed mushroom, the list is endless 🙂
Can you freeze it?
Yes, you can preserve it in an airtight container in the freezer for up to a month.
While using it, allow it to defrost before reheating in a microwave.
Can you eat it Cold?
Serve it as you desire because the possibilities are endless.
If there are leftovers from the previous night, you can club it in a sandwich or use it as a dip.
However, you like you can gorge on the crack chicken and it will taste amazing.
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Step by Step Recipe
Put all the ingredients except bacon and scallion in the slow cooker.
Mix everything together.
Cover the lid and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
Once the chicken is cooked, take out the chicken breast on a plate.
Using two forks, shred the chicken.
Transfer the shredded chicken back in the slow cooker and mix everything well Top with crispy bacon and scallion. Serve as desired.
Crack Chicken Recipe
- 4 Boneless Chicken Breast
- 1 cup Chicken Broth
- 1 tsp Garlic Powder
- 1 tsp Onion Powder
- 1 tsp Onion Flakes
- 1/2 tsp Chilli Flakes
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1 tsp Ground Black pepper
- 1 tbsp Dried Parsley
- 8 ounces Cream Cheese
- 1/2 cup Cheddar Cheese (Grated)
- 1/2 cup Crispy Bacon (Crumbled)
- 1/4 cup Scallion (Chopped)
- Put all the ingredients except bacon and scallion in the slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
- Once the chicken is cooked, take out the chicken breast on a plate.
- Using two forks, shred the chicken.
- Transfer the shredded chicken back in the slow cooker and mix everything well
- Top with crispy bacon and scallion.
- Serve as desired.