The 5 Best Types of Keto Instant Pot Recipes
Need some keto instant pot recipes for your keto diet? Our days are busy enough without having to worry too much about what to make for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. When you’re following the keto diet, the stress of trying to think up something for tonight’s dinner can be amplified.
But luckily, the Instant Pot appliance can empower you to make your favorite keto recipes with a fraction of the time and effort. These keto instant pot recipes will help make your life easier!
So, here are 5 different types of keto dishes, (10 recipes in all) you can make in your Instant Pot:
1. Keto Chicken Instant Pot Recipes
Keto Chicken Wings
For some reason, chicken wings are a super popular dish when eating out but we don’t often think to make them at home, despite how tasty they are and the variety of styles available to cook.
That’ll change once you’ve tried this easy peasy Instant Pot chicken wings recipe. After using taco seasoning and salt to season your wings, you’ll simply add a cup of water to the Instant Pot and cook under high pressure for just 10 minutes.
Then all they need is another 10 minutes in the oven and they’re ready to serve!
Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps Keto
Anyone doing keto will have tried lettuce wraps at some point. They’re great no-carb solutions for lunches or a quick keto snack. The trick is to pack as much punch into the flavor of your filling as possible.
These buffalo chicken lettuce wraps made in the Instant Pot are quick and easy and you can store the mixture in the fridge and add to the lettuce wrap whenever you like.
First throw butter, onions, chicken stock, buffalo sauce, garlic, and chicken into the pot and cook at high pressure for 7 minutes. Open the lid and shred in some cooked chicken and stir before wrapping in lettuce pieces.
2. Instant Pot Keto Steak Recipes
Beef and Broccoli
Beef and broccoli is a much beloved keto dish, and it’s not hard to see why that is. When seasoned and cooked properly, this dish tastes like more!
Try this Instant Pot broccoli beef by CorrieCooks and you’ll see exactly how beef and broccoli can be done to perfection.
Plus, it’s so easy. Simply add canola oil and use the Saute function to brown the meat before stirring in other ingredients like beef broth, soy sauce, garlic, brown sugar, and sesame oil. Then, you cook at high pressure for around 10 minutes.
Next comes the broccoli. Add it in and stir before resealing your Instant Pot lid and cooking for another 2 minutes. After adding in some cornstarch and water and stirring until smooth, you’re done!
Tasty beef and broccoli in just 12-15 minutes? Sounds like a keto win!
Check out this full beef and broccoli Instant Pot recipe for more detail.
Keto Herbed Garlic Butter Beef Steak
Sometimes nothing else will do other than a good old steak! The Instant Pot is perfect for getting it done quickly on a busy weeknight.
Place butter and cloves of garlic into the pot and hit Saute. After a minute, add your sirloin steaks and herbs before cooking for another 5 minutes. Then add some garlic powder, salt & pepper, and broth before cooking on the Manual/Pressure mode on high pressure for 13 minutes. Perfect garlic steak, every time!
Keto recipes don’t have to be time consuming or difficult, and the Instant Pot sure makes things a lot easier. Once you’ve got these recipes down, be sure to try some more until you find your favorites!
3. Instant Pot Pork Chop Recipes
Keto Garlic Pork
Garlic pork is delicious, 100% keto-friendly and can be served on its own or with your side dish of choice. It goes great with cauliflower rice, for example.
There are lots of variations on garlic pork, but it’s very simple and straightforward to cook in the Instant Pot.
You’ll simply add olive oil and onions and cook using the saute function for a couple of minutes before adding garlic cloves and pork. Once the meat is browned, you’ll throw in other ingredients such as tomato paste, beef stock, garlic powder, and crushed tomatoes.
Then you cook it all under high pressure for 45 minutes and it’s done! While it’s cooking, you can get on with other things like choosing your next keto Instant Pot dish.
Keto BBQ Pork Chops
Do you love BBQ sauce? This is a great keto BBQ sauce that can be used as a dipping sauce and on chicken but in this recipe it’s used on Pork cooked in an Instant Pot.
This recipe will walk you through cooking the sauce then show you how to pressure cook the pork.
Learn how to make it here:
BBQ sauce ingredients: Natvia ( natural sweetener ) – 1tbsp Cayenne Pepper-ground – 1 tsp Chinese Five spice -1 tsp Cumin seeds-ground -1 tsp Sweet smoked paprika – 1 tbsp Salt to taste Pepper to taste Brown vinegar – dash to taste Apple cider vinegar – dash to taste Light Soy sauce -dash to taste Worcestershire sauce – dash to taste Sriracha chilli sauce – optional Liquid smoke (colgin) – 10 drops Mustard- to taste Tin tomatoes Knob of butter (50g) Small onion few cloves of garlic.
4. Instant Pot Breakfast Recipes
Keto Egg Roll in a Bowl
If you’re missing your pre-keto days of chinese takeout as a treat, take heart with this egg roll in a bowl recipe. It has all the tastiest elements of an egg roll without making your meal a carbicide.
Once you’ve browned some beef using the Instant Pot Saute function, you’ll add tasty ingredients like garlic, tamari sauce, sesame seed oil, and chicken stock before adding some nice broccoli slaw on top and cooking for less than 1 minute. It could not be easier! You can serve and garnish however you like, but this particular recipe recommends sriracha and diced spring onions.
Keto Eggs and Zucchini Recipes
Eggs zucchini is one of those amazing dishes that works at all times of the day. It can make for fantastic breakfast fuel or be made as a tasty supper at the end of a long day – whatever your preference! It’s also not going to hurt the budget too much as it’s a super-economical dish to make.
For this recipe, you’ll need one egg and one small zucchini along with some ginger-garlic paste, chopped onion, red chili powder, cumin seeds, and ground turmeric.
Simply use the Instant Pot to saute olive oil, onions, and the ginger-garlic paste before adding the zucchini, some water, and the other spices. Cook on high pressure for 6 minutes before switching back to the saute function and stirring in eggs to make a delicious crumbly mixture.
5. Instant Pot Keto Dessert Recipes
Instant Pot Keto Lava Cake Recipe
If you’ve ever been on a carnival cruise, you’ve probably had their lava cake. This is an awesome keto version using no flour, keto approved sweetener. It’s perfect for a special occasion or when you just want something yummy while sticking to your keto diet.
Make sure you use the Instant Pot brand or the directions will be a bit different as all pressure cookers are not created equal.
Ingredients: Vegetable or canola oil spray *1 cup water *2 large eggs, room temperature *2 tablespoons heavy cream *2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and kept warm *1 teaspoon Thrive Market Organic Vanilla Extract *¼ cup dark cocoa powder *2 tablespoons Swerve Granular Sugar Replacement *½ teaspoon espresso powder *Pinch of sea salt *2 squares Lily’s Sweets Stevia Sweetened Extra Dark Chocolate (optional)
Keto Brownies in an Instant Pot
Want some a full fat keto fudge brownie recipe that you can make in your instant pot? Our friends at Keto & Gear have a pretty sweet option. Sweet, get it?
Ingredients: 3 large eggs (room temperature)* 1/2 tablespoon of (grass-fed) butter* 1/2 cup erythritol* 1/4 cup Raw/Unsweetened Cocoa Powder* 2 tablespoons Coconut flour* Splash of vanilla* 1/4 cup Lily’s choc chips* 1/2 tbsp of cream cheese * 1 1/4 tablespoon of olive oil* 1/2 tablespoon of yogurt or sour cream* pinch of salt
Easy Keto Instant Pot Recipes
There are lots of easy keto recipes that you can use. I’ve scoured the internet for weeks looking for the best ones. Here are some of the best of the rest that I’ve found! These steak fajita bowls will make you an instant pot keto cook for life! If you’re looking for other non pressure cooker recipes, check out the Mr Skinny Pants keto quick cook recipes.