This sweet and savory dish will impress everyone at your next family dinner. It’s festive, tasty, and TENDER! With both slow-cooker and Instant Pot directions it is so EASY! This is a fool-proof recipe, folks. To complete the meal, I serve this with garlic mashed potatoes and Kale Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette.
Instant Pot (or Slow-Cooker) Cranberry Chicken
Instant Pot or Slow Cooker Options makes this festive dish easy to serve a crowd.
- 5 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts (about 2.5 pounds)
- 12 ounce Fresh Cranberries
- 8 ounce Zesty Catalina Dressing
- 1 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Salt
- 1/8 teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
Slow-Cooker Directions: (Thawed Chicken)
Place THAWED chicken breasts in bottom of slow-cooker.
Sort out mushy cranberries and rinse them with water in a strainer. Top chicken with cranberries.
Pour dressing over the chicken and sprinkle with garlic salt and pie spice.
Cook chicken on low for 8-10 hours or high for 4-6 hours.
Without removing from the crock pot, cut chicken into 1 inch cubes with kitchen shears or a metal spatula.
Serve with rice or potatoes and Kale Salad.
Instant Pot Directions: (Frozen Chicken)
If using the Instant Pot, you can use FROZEN chicken breasts. Add 1/2 Cup of Chicken broth to the above ingredients. Set to High Pressure for 18 minutes, and manually release the pressure.
I use the 6-quart Instant Pot for all of my recipes. See details in the "Featured Products" section.
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