Shredded Chicken, Broccoli, Cheddar Soup

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time16 mins
Rest time10 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Servings: 12 1 cup servings
Calories: 368kcal


  • Instant Pot or pressure cooker


Shredded Chicken Ingredients

  • 3 lbs Chicken breast each breast cut in 4 pieces
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 2 cups water
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Soup Ingredients

  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 8 oz cream cheese cut into 8 pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar I used white sharp aged cheddar
  • 3 small to medium broccoli crowns cut into small pieces or 2 large broccoli crowns


Shredded Chicken

  • Place the chicken breasts cut into 4 pieces, diced onion, water, and salt and pepper into pressure cooker. Stir to evenly distribute the ingredients.
  • Pressure cook for 10 minutes on the poultry button.
  • Let rest with the lid still sealed in the pressure cooker for 10 minutes
  • Unseal the pressure safely, remove chicken leaving the broth and onions in the pot. Shred the chicken and place it back into the pressure cooker pot.


  • Add heavy cream, cream cheese, broccoli pieces, and shredded cheddar. Stir until well distributed.
  • Pressure cook for 5 minutes on the soup button.
  • Let rest with lid still sealed in the pressure cooker for 5-10 minutes.
  • Unseal the pressure cooker safely and serve.


This recipe makes 12 -1 Cup servings. Calories per serving: 368; Fat per serving: 24g; Carbs per serving: 8g; Protein per serving: 31g