Pressure Cooker Chicken Piccata with Lemon and Capers

2016-01-31
  • Yield : 4 serving plates
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 20m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    520.2
  • Fat

    12.3 g
  • Cholesterol

    113.9 mg
  • Sodium

    422.9 mg
  • Potassium

    547.9 mg
  • Carbohydrate

    47.8 g
  • Fiber

    2.9 g
  • Sugars

    0.4 g
  • Protein

    47.1 g

Pressure cooker chicken Piccata with lemon and capers. Chicken thighs with delicious homemade sauce cooked in a pressure cooker. A very easy and healthy chicken recipe, just try to cook it!

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Pressure Cooker Chicken Piccata with Lemon and Capers

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 8 boneless and skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons capers, rinsed
  • grated zest of 1 lemon
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

Step 1

In a mixing bowl, combine 2 tablespoons olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper. Mix well. Add chicken, turning to coat all sides. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

Step 2

Remove marinated chicken from marinade, reserving liquid. Pat dry with paper towel. Season marinated chicken thighs with salt and black pepper.

Step 3

Heat remaining olive oil and butter in pressure cooker over medium-high heat. Working in the batches, lightly brown marinated chicken for about 3 minutes per side. Remove cooked chicken from the pressure cooker and transfer to a plate.

Step 4

Add the shallots to pot and cook, stirring, until softened. Pour reserved liquid into the pot along with chicken broth and scrape any browned bits from the bottom. Return chicken to pressure cooker. Sprinkle in drained capers.

Step 5

Close pressure cooker and lock the lid. Set the burner heat to high pressure. When the cooker reaches high pressure. reduce heat to low. Set timer to cook for 8 minutes.

Step 6

Remove pot from the heat. Open the pressure cooker and stir in lemon zest. Season with salt and black pepper, if need it.

Step 7

Transfer cooked chicken to a serving platter. Pour sauce over and serve immediately.

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