Crock Pot or pressure cooker chicken kale soup recipe

Crock Pot or Pressure Cooker Chicken Kale Soup

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot, low carb soup
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 6 bowls of soup
Calories: 261kcal
Author: Lisa MarcAurele
This easy chicken soup recipe is healthy and hearty. It's low carb, keto, dairy-free, AIP paleo, and Whole30 friendly.
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds chicken breast or thigh meat boneless and skinless
  • 14 ounces chicken bone broth
  • 1/3 cup onion
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 32 ounces chicken stock
  • 5 ounces baby kale leaves
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

Crock Pot Directions:

  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  • Season chicken with salt and pepper then add to heated skillet.
  • Lower temperature to medium, cover pan, and cook chicken for about 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165F.
  • Shred chicken and place in crock pot.
  • Process the chicken broth, chopped onion and olive oil in blender (I used a NutriBullet) until well combined. Pour into crock pot.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients into crock pot, cover.
  • Cook on low about 6 hours, stirring once or twice while cooking.

Instant Pot Directions:

  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil on saut√© setting.
  • Season chicken with salt and pepper then add to heated oil. Brown lightly on both sides
  • Turn pressure cooker off, cover, and let chicken cook for about 15 minutes in the hot pot or until internal temperature reaches 165F.
  • Using an electric hand mixer or forks, shred cooked chicken.
  • Process the chicken broth, chopped onion and olive oil in blender until well combined. Pour into Instant Pot.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients into pressure cooker, secure lid. Press manual button and set high pressure setting to 10 minutes.
  • When time is up, allow to natural pressure release for about 10 minutes before removing lid.

Notes

Makes 6 servings
Nutrition per serving: 261 calories, 21g fat, 264mg sodium, 2g carbs, 0.8g fiber, 1.2g net carbs, 14.1g protein

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 14.1g | Fat: 21g | Sodium: 264mg | Fiber: 0.8g

Additional Info

Net Carbs: 1.2 g | % Carbs: 1.9 % | % Protein: 22.5 % | % Fat: 75.5 %

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