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Pressure cooker chicken with thyme recipe

This pressure cooker chicken with thyme is a meal in a bowl. It's cooked along with vegies so you will get you meat and 3 veg all in one dish. Best of all it is ready in a flash. Find more on Kidspot New Zealand.



  • 1 cup flour
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 double chicken breast, cut into large pieces
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 4 carrots, peeled and cut into large pieces
  • 2 sticks celery, sliced
  • 4 potatoes, peeled and cut into pieces
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped


Season the flour with salt and pepper and roll the chicken pieces in the flour to coat.

Heat the oil in the pressure cooker base and brown the chicken in batches until golden.

Add all of the chicken back into the pan and add the onion and garlic. Cook for 3 minutes.

Place the carrots, celery and potatoes into the pressure cooker with the thyme. Cook for a further 3 minutes.

Pour the chicken stock into the pressure cooker and bring to the boil, stirring well and ensuring that all the brown bits are scraped off the bottom of the pan.

Place the lid on the pressure cooker and bring to full pressure. Reduce heat to maintain pressure and cook for 20 minutes.

Stir parsley through when finished and serve.


This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.