Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins
Entered for safe-keeping, adapted from J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, Chief Creative Officer of Serious Eats, tested in an 8-quart pressure cooker. This recipe relies on the chicken, potatoes, onion, and juicy tomatoes for the required liquid; please consult your pressure cooker manual for minimum required liquid. The chicken skin will not be crispy, but the meat will be very tender.
- 4 large russet potatoes or 4 large yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 1- to 2-inch chunks
- 1 large onion, sliced into 1/4-inch slices (about 1 1/2 cups)
- 4 medium beefsteak tomatoes, cut into 1- to 2-inch chunks (about 3 cups)
- 1 whole chickens, back removed and cut into 8 pieces (~4 lb.) or 4 whole chicken legs, cut into thighs and drumsticks
- 2 bay leaves
- kosher salt, to taste
- fresh ground black pepper, to taste
- flat-leaf Italian parsley, for garnish (optional)
- Combine potatoes, onion, tomato, chicken pieces, bay leaves, and a large pinch of salt in a pressure cooker. Toss with hands to combine.
- Seal lid and cook under high pressure for 25 minutes.
- Release pressure per recommended method for your pressure cooker. Remove lid.
- Season to taste, and serve. Garnish with parsley, if desired.