This 15 minute Instant Pot creamy buffalo chicken cauliflower is a delicious and filling comfort food meal when you are short on time.
(Don’t like buffalo chicken? That’s OK. Use BBQ sauce or skip sauce all together and go for a cheesy dish!)
Creamy Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Recipe
If you’re here reading this recipe, chances are you are as obsessed with your instant pot as I am!
I love that I can cook a delicious meal in minutes with minimal mess, especially meals that would usually require low and slow cooking for hours on end – like this buffalo chicken cauliflower, done in less than 20 minutes from prep to digging in!
This recipe is creamy, cheesy and packed with fibre and protein. It is so incredibly filling and satisfying. It tastes like you’re digging into a big bowl of buffalo chicken dip – but it’s not quite that indulgent!
It’s the perfect option if you are craving some spicy comfort food but don’t have a ton of time to spend in the kitchen. (Isn’t that always the problem when you crave comfort food? I mean, who craves comfort food and also has the energy to spend one or two hours in the kitchen making it?!)
Can this recipe be frozen? Yes, you can freeze this recipe either before or after cooking, as long as you freeze it in an airtight container or zip-top bag and use it within 3 months.
For my low-carb friends, this recipe works out to 5g net carbs per generous 1 1/2 cup serving.
Watch this (not perfect, I know) but handy 1 minute video for a better idea of how to make this creamy buffalo chicken recipe and then don’t forget to scroll down and grab your free printable recipe card:
Creamy Buffalo Chicken & Cauliflower
- Chicken, cooked
- Buffalo wing sauce
- Ranch dressing
- Salt & pepper
- Cream cheese, cubed
- Cheddar cheese, shredded
Place cauliflower, chicken, seasonings, buffalo sauce and ranch dressing to the Instant Pot. Mix together.
Secure the lid and select the manual setting for 5 minutes.
Allow the Instant Pot to release pressure.
Open and immediately stir in cream cheese while the mixture is still hot. Once fully combined, add cheddar. Stir.
Heat on KEEP WARM for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Serve drizzled with buffalo sauce and some chopped green onion.
Pin this Low-Carb Buffalo Chicken recipe for when you’re craving some serious comfort food:
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Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken and Cauliflower- Creamy. Cheesy.
Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 385 Total Fat: 30g Saturated Fat: 13g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 13g Cholesterol: 101mg Sodium: 993mg Carbohydrates: 7g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 4g Protein: 23g
This creamy, cheesy buffalo chicken and cauliflower recipe is comfort food at it’s finest – and low-carb to boot!
For more low-carb friendly Instant Pot recipes, check out our Instant Pot BBQ Pork (Jamaican-style) or our Instant Pot Asparagus Soup recipe.
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