Pressure Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe2022-06-04
- Yield: 4
- Servings: 4
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 20m
- Ready In: 30m
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Saturated Fat0.4 g
Trans Fat0 g
Unsaturated Fat0.4 g
Pressure cooker lemon garlic chicken recipe. Whole lemony chicken with garlic and fresh herbs cooked in a pressure cooker. The key to success is to purchase a chicken (3½-4 pounds) that will comfortably fit in your pressure cooker.
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Mix well. Rub this ginger mixture over the chicken. Place in the cavity instead of lemon slices and parsley:
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6 slices fresh ginger, bruised,4 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed, and 5 sprigs of fresh cilantro.
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Pressure Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe
- 1 whole chicken, rinsed and giblets removed
- 5 cloves garlic, peeled
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh oregano
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh flat-leaf parsley
- 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary
- 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon mixed dried herbs
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1 lemon,sliced
- 4 sprugs fresh parsley
- 2 cups (500 ml) low-sodium chicken broth
- 3-4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
Pull off and discard any large lumps of fat from the inside of the cavity. Rinse and dry inside and out, using paper towels.
In a small bowl, mash 3 cloves of garlic with minced oregano, parsley, and rosemary. Add paprika, herb blend, and black pepper. Mix well.
Rub outside the chicken with herb mixture. Place remaining garlic cloves in the cavity along with half of the lemon slices and parsley sprigs.
Grease inside of pressure cooker with olive oil spray. Arrange whole stuffed chicken, breast side up. Pour in chicken broth. Top with remaining lemon slices.
Close the pressure cooker and lock the lid. Set the machine to cook at high pressure. Set the timer to cook for 22 minutes.
Using the Quick Release method, bring pressure to normal. Carefully unlock and open the lid.
Pour lemon juice over the cooked chicken. Carve chicken into serving pieces. (I browned chicken pieces in the skillet for a few minutes). Serve with lemon slices and cooking liquid, if desired.