Pressure Cooker Pomegranate Chicken

pressure cooker pomegranate chicken
  • Yield: 4
  • Servings: 4-6
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 15m
  • Ready In: 25m

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Pressure cooker pomegranate chicken. This delicious chicken recipe belongs to traditional Persian cuisine. Chicken with vegetables, walnuts, and pomegranates cooked in a pressure cooker.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (500 g) walnuts
  • whole chicken,cut into 10 serving pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion,peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) water
  • 2/3 cup (150 g) pomeganate molasses
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • freshly squeezed juice of 1/2 lemon
  • pomegranate seeds for garnish

Method

Step 1

In a large nonstick skillet,toast the walnuts over medium-high heat,stirring,for 5 minutes. Transfer toasted walnuts to food processor and allow to cool. Grind cooled walnuts until no large pieces remain.

Step 2

Remove as much as possible skin from chicken pieces. Season with salt and black pepper.

Step 3

In pressure cooker,heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat until very hot. Working in a batches,add seasoned chicken pieces and brown on both sides until golden,for about 3 minutes per side. Remove browned chicken pieces from pressure cooker and transfer to a plate.

Step 4

If pressure cooker is dry after browning chicken,add 1 extra tablespoon olive oil. Add chopped onion and cook over medium-high heat,stirring occasionally,until softened,for 3 minutes. Stir in ground cinnamon and cardamom and cook,stirring,for a further 1 minute. Stir in processed walnuts,pomegranate molasses,sugar and lemon juice.

Step 5

Close pressure cooker and lock the lid. Set burner heat to high. When pressure cooker reaches high pressure.reduce heat to low and set timer to cook for 7 minutes.

Step 6

Remove pot from the heat. Return chicken pieces to pressure cooker along with accumulated juices,nesting meat into sauce,adding more sugar and lemon juice to taste.

Step 7

Serve chicken over cooked rice with walnut sauce and fresh pomegranate seeds.

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