Stuffed Chicken in Pressure Cooker

Susan Newmeyer Recipe

By Susan Newmeyer Susantoni

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Pressure Cooker

My Husband, Mom and friends, love this chicken I make in my electric pressure cooker! All the flavors mingle and you're left with a treat for your taste buds!

To me, the hero in this recipe is the cheesecloth! Read on and see!

Susan ?


3-5 lb
whole chicken
3 c
chicken broth
4-6 medium
4-6 medium
2 clove
1 medium
1 box
stove top stuffing
1 pkg
1 tsp
salt & pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

Make your stuffing first. Put stuffing in a bowl and add 1 ½ cups warm water, stir it around till moist then set aside.
Wash potatoes, chop carrots and onions. I leave the potatoes whole with the skins on. Set aside

Wash chicken inside and out (makes sure to take out any giblets that might be packaged up inside.) Pat dry. Set aside.

Take out your cheesecloth and cut enough off to wrap the chicken “twice” leaving the ends long enough to tie a knot on the top. This serves two purposes . . . It’s so much easier to lift the knot out of the cooker, the chicken doesn't fall apart in the pot, and all the bones and stuffing stay put! I also do this with chicken noodle soup.
Once you have opened and cut the cheesecloth, unwrap it on a cutting board or counter. (It will be very thin, that’s why I double it.) Place the chicken on one end of the cheesecloth and stuff the chicken. Once it’s stuffed, roll the chicken, with the cheesecloth, to the other end of the cheesecloth. There should be enough cheesecloth on the ends to tie in a knot. Set aside
Add the chicken broth to the pot, add the crushed garlic and onion, place the potatoes on the bottom of the pot . . . place your stuffed chicken on top of the potatoes. That will serve as a rack for the chicken.

Add the chopped carrots, salt and pepper. If you think you want more broth, add it now.
Close the lid and set timer for 50 minutes. (It’s stuffed so you have to be careful.) When done, let pressure release naturally.
Open lid and take out the chicken holding the knot and place on a platter or plate. (Careful knot will be hot) Grab with the hot pad or tongs. Cut off the cheesecloth and check to see if it's done. If for some reason it’s not fully cooked, place back in cooker, close lid and leave on warm for another 5 minutes or so.

Voila! One pot meal that’s tender and juicy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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Bobby Webb Bobdoescooking
Dec 14, 2013
Merry Christmas to you Susan!!!! And thanks!!!
Susan Newmeyer Susantoni
Dec 14, 2013
I would be honored! Thanks so much for thinking of me! See ya there!
Merry Christmas!
Bobby Webb Bobdoescooking
Dec 13, 2013
Hi Susan, I would like to invite you to my discussion group. It's called, "EVERYTHING MEXICAN". Just click hope to see you there...BOBBY
Susan Newmeyer Susantoni
Nov 26, 2013
No, I just found that pic to put on the recipe, sorry. I bet you could brown it before though, that's a good idea!