Last Updated on February 14, 2021
Do you love the idea of getting ahead and planning out some meals? If so, you’re about to see some of the Best Instant Pot Chicken Freezer Meals along with some great Instant Pot tips.
It isn’t always easy to eat healthy when you are a busy family. Sometimes it is hard to even eat! However, with the invention of the Instant Pot, life has gotten much easier!
I can plan out my meals ahead of time from my vast collection of Instant Pot recipes to help me when I am in a rush! Sometimes, my week gets so crazy that I don’t even have time to sit down. It’s such a comfort knowing that I have a freezer full of meals that I know are delicious and easy for anyone in the family to heat and serve or finish cooking in just a few short minutes.
I love that I can also save even more time with devoted meal prep and freezer meals. I even have my freezer meals down to a science where I wrote on a label the cooking directions, too.
That way, if I’m not home, the kids or my hubby can easily finish out the recipe and have a great meal on the table in no time at all.
What dinners can I make and freeze?
Literally, almost anything. I have a ton of chicken and beef recipes that I love to freeze and quite a few pork recipes also.
Do you cook freezer meals first?
Some of the freezer meals are cooked partly before freezing but that doesn’t change the taste or the outcome at all. If there are parts of the freezer meals that are already cooked, you just have to thaw it out and continue along with the recipe.
How do you freeze food without freezer burn?
No one likes freezer burn. In order to stop freezer burn from happening, you need to make certain that you’re using airtight bags or containers to store your food.
You’re going to want actual “freezer” approved bags and containers as they are made specifically for cold temperatures.
Don’t try to skimp on this part because all you’ll end up doing is wasting money and food because its freezer burnt.
Now that you know some important tips about freezing food, let’s look at some of my freezer tips and also some of my best Instant Pot Chicken Freezer Meals.
The Best Instant Pot Chicken Freezer Meals
How to Use the Instant Pot for Beginners– This is a great way for you to get to know your Instant Pot buttons and how to use this magical device! You’ll learn all the ins and outs and tips and tricks to make your time using your Instant Pot a pleasant experience.
5 Instant Pot Hacks– Who doesn’t love hacks?! This will give you even more of a break down in hacks for your pot! (and trust me, there are some that you’re really going to want to learn!)
Instant Pot Cook Times– Did you know that the cook times between a Crockpot and an Instant Pot are not the same? This is a handy chart I have for FREE to help you understand cook times! Don’t burn a meal when you could have easily saved it.
Meal Planning Doesn’t Have to Be Hard With an Instant Pot– This is one of the first articles that I wrote about freezer meal prep. This will give you a break down on getting started with meal prep. In other words, it’s the 4-1-1 on meal planning!
Preparing Freezer Meals with the Instant Pot– I got on a roll and wrote another great post with some more tips about freezer meals. Don’t miss this one either. You’ll gain more valuable information.
Sweet & Spicy Chicken Bowls– This was the first TDF (to die for) recipe and freezer meal that we did! It is So, SO good! I love the fact that it’s packed full of flavor with just the right balance of spicy and sweet.
Creamy Sun dried Tomato Chicken– I’m obsessed with this recipe. The creamy texture is balanced out perfectly with the sun dried tomatoes and chicken.
Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches– What else can I say about this one? Seriously! Great for football games, tailgate parties, BBQs, and, well, anytime for that matter! We make this a lot for weekend eating or a quick weeknight meal.
Red Pepper Chicken– I shared this one on the blog and it was instantly a huge hit. It is another twist on freezer chicken to give you more variety of using frozen chicken in a delicious, not to miss way!
Cilantro Lime Chicken– What do you get when you combine Cilantro + Lime + Chicken + the Instant Pot? You get an amazing combination that is sure to please the most picky eaters! The flavors, the aroma and the essence of this Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken stands alone. This is a recipe you’re sure to add to your monthly meal plan, if not weekly. It also works incredibly well as a freezer meal, too!
I told you that these were some of the Best Instant Pot Chicken Freezer Meals!
What are the benefits of making freezer meals?
Freezer meals have a lot of great benefits that are worthy of your time. The more that you can prep now, the less time you’re going to have to spend doing it later.
Some other benefits of freezer meals include:
- Being able to prep meals in bulk
- Having the ability to stock up on a meat sale and stock your freezer full of great recipes
And those are just a few of the benefits. If you have the space in your freezer, freezer meals really are a game-changer.
If you don’t have room in your freezer, it might be a good time now to consider investing in a small deep freeze for your home? They aren’t overly expensive and they’re a great way to get ahead on your meal plans for weeks at a time. Some people opt for a large deep freeze but a smaller one would be perfectly fine for just starting out.
Do you have any other chicken recipes that would work well for freezer meals?