Keto Pressure Cooked Chicken Breast (Instant Pot)

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Keto Pressure Cooked Chicken Breast
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This keto Pressure Cooked Chicken Breast (Instant Pot) recipe is a perfect American dish to add to your regular offerings! Anyone who enjoys Chicken Breast, Chicken broth, Garlic, Paprika, Pressure Cooked, Instant Pot, Pressure Cooker is going to absolutely love this low-carb Pressure Cooked Chicken Breast (Instant Pot) variation. Providing 2 servings, it's bursting with flavor and certain to leave even the pickiest eaters in your house satisfied and wanting more of this amazing American dish! If you like this keto Pressure Cooked Chicken Breast (Instant Pot) recipe, create an account and add it to your favorites; or better yet, share it with others via the social links above!

If you are looking for a simple recipe to make to use with salads, casseroles, or soups on the weekdays look no further. You can even easily double this recipe; plus, it's a great alternative to something like fried chicken.

Cooking Time
20 minutes
Prep Time
5 minutes

Information about Chicken Breast for Keto Diet

Find out more about why we love Chicken Breast and this Keto Pressure Cooked Chicken Breast (Instant Pot) Recipe!

Can you eat chicken breast on a Keto Diet?

Yes! Chicken breast is a great option for the ketogenic diet because it contains zeros carbs! In addition, breast meat is lower in fat than wings, legs, or thighs when eaten without the skin. 

Does a chicken breast contain carbs or carbohydrates?

No, a chicken breast contains no carbohydrates only protein and healthy fats.

How much fat is in a chicken breast?

A skinless chicken breast will have about 20% fat based upon the size of your portion.

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Information about American Food for the Keto Diet

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American Cuisine

American Cuisine covers a wide array of dishes, and it goes far beyond the well-known Mac and cheese, breaded & fried snacks, tex-mex, pies, and shortcakes.
Let’s dig deeper for a comprehensive understanding of the diverse food relished by people living in the United States of America!

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Keto Pressure Cooked Chicken Breast (Instant Pot) Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 (16 ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast
  • 1/2 salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teasppon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon parsley flakes
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

Keto Pressure Cooked Chicken Breast (Instant Pot) Recipe Instructions

  1. Pour chicken broth into a multi-functional pressure cooker. Add the chicken breast (fresh or frozen) and season with salt and pepper. Keto friendly and easy.
  2. Combine together paprika, parsley, thyme, and garlic powder in a small bowl; sprinkle over chicken. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 10 minutes. Usually takes 10 minutes for pressure to build, then the pressure cooking begins.
  3. Allow pressure to be released using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 10 minutes. Carefully transfer chicken to a cutting board to cool. You can either chop or shred, to be used later.

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How to Properly Store Chicken

How long can cooked chicken be stored in a refrigerator or freezer?

That relies upon several conditions, but chicken, once cooked, should be refrigerated within 2 hours. To maximize the shelf life of cooked chicken for protection and exceptional quality, refrigerate the chicken in shallow bins or wrap it tightly with aluminum foil or plastic wrap. The cooked chicken will remain for three to four days in the fridge.

To further increase the shelf life of a cooked chicken, freeze it. Store the cooked chicken in plastic storage bins or heavy ziplock freezer bags, or wrap tightly with heavy-duty aluminum foil or freezer wrap.

How long does cooked chicken remain withinside the freezer?

Properly stored, it'll preserve the quality of the chicken for approximately four months; however, it will continue to be edible past that time. The freezer time given is for the best quality of the meat. Cooked chicken that is continuously frozen will preserve indefinitely.

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How long does cooked chicken remain after being frozen and thawed? 

Cooked chicken that properly thaws out in the refrigerator will be edible for three to four days. Cooked chicken thawed in the microwave or in bloodless has no other shelf life and should be consumed immediately.

How long does cooked chicken store at room temperature?

Bacteria develop hastily at temperatures between 40°F and 140°F; cooked chicken must be discarded if left out for more than two hours at improper temperatures.

How to know if a cooked chicken has good bad?

The most common manner is to smell and examine the chicken. Most symptoms of bad chicken include:

  • bitter scent
  • slimy texture

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