Instant Pot Pepper Jack Chicken is a delicious adaptation of our VERY popular Crock Pot Pepper Jack Chicken recipe. This low carb recipe is the perfect flavor-packed one-pot meal!
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Instant Pot Pepper Jack Chicken

Instant Pot Pepper Jack Chicken is a delicious adaptation of our VERY popular Crock Pot Pepper Jack Chicken recipe. This low carb recipe is the perfect flavor-packed one-pot meal!
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Low Carb
Keyword: Instant Pot Pepper Jack Chicken
Author: Cris

Ingredients

  • 3-4 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs or breasts
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 10 oz frozen whole green beans
  • 1 bell pepper- seeded and sliced
  • 8 oz fresh mushrooms- sliced
  • 1/4 Cup Butter
  • 10 Slices Pepper Jack Cheese
  • 1 cup Chicken Broth

Instructions

  • Place chicken in the bottom of a 6 quart electric pressure cooker.
  • Season chicken with garlic, cumin and salt and pepper.
  • Add green beans, peppers, mushrooms, butter and broth.
  • Seal the lid, close the vent and set the electric pressure cooker to cook under high pressure for 10 minutes.
  • Quick release if desired.
  • Remove chicken and shred with two forks or in a mixer. Then return to pot and stir well.
  • Layer cheese over top and wait a few minutes for the cheese to melt.
  • Once cheese melts (1-2 minutes) serve in bowls.

Notes

  • We used our 6 quart Instant Pot to cook up this dish, but you can use any 6 quart electric pressure cooker.
  • If you are looking for more low carb recipes check out our Low Carb Recipes Library
  • If you are looking for more Instant Pot Recipes, check out our Instant Pot Recipes Library.
  • The whole frozen green beans may seem like an odd addition, but trust me it is so yummy. We always use whole frozen beans. Fresh beans would likely turn out more crisp and canned would give it an entirely different texture.
  • You can use a different cheese than pepper jack, but then the dish won't be pepper jack chicken ;).
  • You can use chicken breasts instead of boneless skinless thighs, but the cooking time may vary.
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  • As with any of our recipes, calorie counts and nutritional information varies greatly depending on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish.
  • Cooking times are always a basic guideline and should always be tested first in your own unit and time adjusted as needed.