Bacon Ranch Chicken Bake

  • Prep 10 mins
  • Total 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

Chicken with bacon and lots of cheese, what’s not to like? This easy and delicious bacon ranch chicken bake is a great meal-prep dish!


  • Contains Milk/Dairy

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Milk/Dairy

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  • 1 lb chicken breast, cut in 1-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons ranch seasoning mix, divided
  • 4 strips bacon, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic clothes, minced
  • 1 cup long grain white rice
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  • Small Bowl
  • Step 1

    Select SEAR/SAUTE and set to HI. Select START/STOP to begin. Let preheat for 5 minutes.  

  • Step 2

    In a large bowl, toss the chicken with the olive oil and 2 tablespoons of ranch seasoning mix. 

  • Step 3

    Add the bacon to the pot and cook, stirring frequently, for about 6 minutes, or until crispy. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the bacon to a paper towel lined plate to drain. 

  • Step 4

    Add the onion and cook for about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for minute more. Add the chicken and stir, cooking until chicken is cooked through, about 3 minutes. 

  • Step 5

    Add the rice, chicken broth, and remaining ranch mix. Assemble pressure lid, making sure the pressure release valve is in the SEAL position. 

  • Step 6

    Select PRESSURE and set to HI. Set time to 7 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin. 

  • Step 7

    When complete, quick release the pressure by turning the valve to the VENT position. Carefully remove lid when unit has finished releasing pressure.

  • Step 8

    Stir in half and half and 1 cup of cheddar cheese. Top with the remaining 1 cup of cheese. Close Crisping lid.   

  • Step 9

    Select BROIL and set time to 8 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin. When cooking is complete, serve garnished with fresh parsley.