Entrees

Simple Chicken

Makes 4 to 6 servings

Simple Chicken

Makes 4 to 6 servings

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

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

Ingredients

  • 14-pound chicken
  • ½teaspoon freshly ground blackpepper
  • 2teaspoons olive oil
  • 2rosemary sprigs
  • 2thyme sprigs
  • 2garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1bay leaf
  • ½lemon
  • 1cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper

Preparation

  1. Season chicken on all sides with salt and pepper.
  2. Put the oil into the cooking pot of the Cuisinart® Pressure Cooker. Select Brown. Once oil is hot, add the chicken, breast down. Brown on both sides well, about 5 minutes per side. Add the herbs, garlic, and bay leaf to the pot. Squeeze the lemon into the pot and add the lemon with the broth.
  3. Secure the lid and select High Pressure. Set the time for 30 minutes. Once tone sounds, use Quick Pressure Release.
  4. When pressure has completely released, the red indicator will drop. Remove lid and place chicken on a cutting board.
  5. Allow chicken to rest for about 10 to 15 minutes, then carve chicken and serve.