8 High-Protein Chicken Instant Pot Recipes You Should Make For Weight Loss

January 13, 2019 by Jessica Harrington
shefinds | Food

Not sure what to make for dinner this week? Don’t sweat it, just pull out your trusty instant pot. If you don’t already have one, Amazon sells them and they qualify for Prime two-day shipping! Score.

For some major dinner inspo, scroll down to check out all of the tasty recipes you can make in this handy kitchen gadget. Give one of these protein-packed, healthy chicken recipes a try and enjoy a delicious meal without ruining your diet.

Delicious Pressure Cooker Chicken Recipes

Instant Pot Chicken Dumpling Soup

This Instant Pot Chicken Dumpling Soup recipe is perfect for when you want a yummy comfort meal! It's loaded with veggies and high-protein chicken and topped with dumplings.

Nutritional info: Calories: 388 calories, Fat: 14g, Protein: 23g

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Instant Pot Chicken Pho

No need to go out for dinner -- you can make chicken pho in your instant pot and have your favorite dish from the comfort of your own home.

Nutritional info: Calories: 842, Protein: 32g, Fat: 32g

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Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Tacos

Shredded chicken is a staple ingredient for so many healthy meals. We’re loving this shredded chicken taco recipe for lunch and dinner.

Nutritional info: Calories: 288, Protein: 30g, Fat: 5g

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Instant Pot Faux-Tisserie Chicken

Didn’t know your pressure cooker could make a rotisserie chicken? Now you do! Just throw that baby in there. No one will know the difference.

Nutritional info: Calories: 443, Protein: 32g, Fat: 32g

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Mexican Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are a great meal option for anyone on a diet. Make the delicious Mexican chicken stuffing for them in your instant pot and have dinner ready in under an hour.

Nutritional info: Calories: 413 calories, Fat: 18g, Protein: 28g

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Instant Pot Teriyaki Rice With Chicken and Broccoli

This flavor-packed meal has ingredients that your entire family will love. By using your instant pot to make it, you’ll have a high-protein meal ready in no time.

Nutritional info: Calories: 419, Fat: 6g, Protein: 8g

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Instant Pot Orange Chicken

If you’re trying to lose weight but really craving your favorite chinese food order, make it in your instant pot! You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make this healthy orange chicken recipe at home.

Nutritional info: Calories: 337, Fat: 9g, Protein: 33g

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Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken Bowls

This chipotle chicken bowl recipe is easy to make and requires two high-protein ingredients: quinoa and chicken. You can meal prep it ahead of time in your instant pot and eat it for lunch all week.

Nutritional info: Calories: 400 calories, Fat: 14g, Protein: 29.5g

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Jessica is a former Editorial Assistant at SheFinds, where she covered everything from the latest fashion trends to new beauty launches. As a fashion-obsessed beauty junkie, she prides herself on hoarding far too many pairs of shoes (if that’s even a thing) and skincare products. Jessica’s work has also appeared in The Zoe Report, AhaLife, JoyfullyMe, and Her Campus Media. You can reach her at [email protected]

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