10 Healthy Chicken Recipes in a Pressure Cooker or Crock Pot

10Garlic & Onion Chicken

This simple recipe is the perfect chicken to add to your favorite salads or casseroles.

Serves: 6-8 servings


  • 2 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 c. chicken broth
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped garlic
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped


  1. Electric Pressure Cooker– Lend the onion, garlic, salt, chicken broth and chicken to the Instant Pot. Cook thawed chicken on high pressure for 12 minutes.( Cook frozen chicken on high pressure for 20 minutes .) Turn the pressure valve to “Vent” to release all of the pressure .
  2. Remove the chicken breasts from the pot and place on a sheet or cutting board. Shred the chicken use two forkings .
  3. Remove 2/3 cup of liquid from the pot.( Reserve the liquid for cooking rice or shaping soup .) Return the shredded chicken to pot and arouse until well combined .
  4. Crock Pot- Add the chicken breasts to a sprayed or lined Crock Pot. Sprinkle with salt and top with the garlic, onion and chicken broth. Add an additional 1/2 c. chicken broth .
  5. Cook on low-pitched for 4-5 hours. With 30 minutes of cooking time left, shred the chicken utilizing two forks .

( If utilizing frozen chicken in the Crock Pot, cook on low-pitched for 5-6 hours .)