Simple Chicken

Cuisinart original

An easy way to make a tasty and moist whole chicken for the family any night of the week


Makes 4 to 6 servings


1    whole chicken (3½ to 4 pounds)
1    teaspoon kosher salt
½   teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2    teaspoons olive oil
2    rosemary sprigs
2    thyme sprigs
2    garlic cloves, smashed
1    bay leaf
½   lemon
1    cup chicken broth, low sodium

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving
(based on 6 servings):Calories 150 (31% from fat) • carb. 1g • pro. 24g fat 5g • sat. fat 1g • chol. 77mg • sod. 573mg calc. 26mg • fiber 0g


1. Season chicken on both sides with salt
and pepper.
2. Put 2 teaspoons olive oil into the cooking pot
of the Cuisinart® Multicooker. Select Sauté/
Brown. Set the temperature to High and
press Start.
3. Once the unit is preheated and the oil is hot,
add the chicken, breast down. Brown well on
both sides, about 5 minutes per side. Press
Stop and add the herbs, garlic and bay leaf to
the pot. Squeeze the lemon into the pot and
add the lemon with the broth.
4. Secure the lid and select Meat. Set the
pressure to High, the time for 30 minutes, and
press Start.
5. When the tone sounds, press the Steam
Release button to quickly release pressure.
6. Once pressure is completely released,
carefully open the lid and place chicken on a
cutting board. Allow chicken to rest for about
10 minutes, then carve and serve