How to Cook Lemon-Garlic Chicken in Pressure Cooker
Cubed chicken breasts with vegetables and spices cook in a pressure cooker. Very easy and tasty Chinese recipe.
makes 6 servings
Ingredients: 4 large boneless and skinless chicken breasts, cubed, 1/2 cup (125 ml) freshly squeezed lemon juice, 1/4 cup (60 ml) low-sodium soy sauce, 1/4 cup (60 ml) water, 1/4 cup each: sugar and granulated sugar, 1/3 oz (10 ml) rice vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon (3 ml) ground ginger, 1/2 teaspoon (3 ml) chili-garlic sauce, 3 tablespoons (45 ml) cornstarch, 3 tablespoons (45 ml) cold water, grated zest of 1 lemon, 2 green onions, washed and chopped
Instructions: In 4-quart (4-6 L) pressure cooker, combine cubed chicken, lemon juice, soy sauce, water, brown sugar, rice vinegar, ginger, and chili-garlic sauce. Mix well to combine.
Close the pressure cooker and lock the lid. Set the machine to cook at high pressure. Set a timer to cook for 3 minutes.
Turn off the pressure cooker and open the lid. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and 3 tablespoons of cold water. Whisk until cornstarch is dissolved completely. Add the slurry to the pot. Switch the machine to saute function. Simmer, unclosed, stirring constantly, until the sauce is thick and syrupy. Add grated lemon zest and stir well.
Transfer cooked chicken to serving bowls. Top with lemon-garlic sauce. Sprinkle with chopped scallions and red pepper flakes (optional). Serve hot.
Very easy and delicious chicken breasts recipe! You can also prepare chicken breasts in a pressure cooker.
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