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Instant Pot Crack Chicken Pasta
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Instant Pot Crack Chicken Pasta

This Instant Pot Crack Chicken Pasta is made with dried ranch seasoning and is a lighter version of most crack chicken recipes, swapping in sour cream and turkey bacon for higher fat ingredients like cream cheese.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Pasta
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot Pasta
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 370kcal


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 medium-sized boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 packet dry ranch seasoning
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 lb scoobi doo pasta (or macaroni)
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 12 slices turkey bacon
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced


  • Add olive oil, chicken, garlic, ranch seasoning, water and pasta to Instant Pot in that order. Cook for 3 minutes on high pressure then do a quick release of the pressure.
  • While pasta is cooking, cook the turkey bacon in a skillet. Open the lid when safe to do so and stir in sour cream, half of the green onions, parsley, turkey bacon and cheese.
  • Serve in bowls, garnishing with remaining half of green onions. Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 370kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.005g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 1491mg | Potassium: 248mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Vitamin C: 4.1mg | Calcium: 170mg | Iron: 1.6mg