|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: 4 to 6 servings|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 27g||35%|
|Saturated Fat 7g||33%|
|Total Carbohydrate 12g||4%|
|Dietary Fiber 3g||11%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
This recipe for Pressure Cooker Chicken Cacciatore has such a wonderful rich flavor. It's hard to believe that it cooks in just 10 minutes in your pressure cooker.
Serve this easy and flavorful recipe with hot cooked pasta, which is the classic accompaniment, or hot cooked rice to soak up the sauce. Pair the dish with a green salad tossed with tiny and sweet grape tomatoes and Italian vinaigrette. A glass of rose or red wine would be delicious too.
- 2 pounds of chicken breasts (boneless, skinless)
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/4 cup chicken broth
- 1 cup white wine (or chicken broth)
- 3 cups mushrooms (sliced)
- 1 large onion (chopped)
- 2 teaspoons garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
- 1 6-ounce can tomato paste
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
Gather the ingredients.
Cut chicken breasts into 2-inch chunks and pat dry with paper towels.
Place oil in the pressure cooker, and heat according to directions.
Add chicken and brown for approximately 5 minutes, then add remaining ingredients and stir.
Close the lid and bring to high pressure (15 pounds per square inch [psi]).
Cook for 10 to 12 minutes. Release the pressure and remove the lid.
Stir the dish and check to make sure the chicken is 165 F.
Serve with hot cooked pasta and enjoy!
- This recipe calls for boneless, skinless chicken breasts; if you want to use boneless, skinless chicken thighs, increase the cooking time to 2 to 3 minutes. The chicken, whether white or dark meat, should be cooked to 165 F for food safety reasons.
- To use the pressure cooker properly, you need to follow a few rules. Always read the instruction manual for the appliance before you begin and make sure you understand all of the features and buttons. Be especially vigilant about safety instructions, so you don't burn yourself.