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Tender BBQ Chicken Recipe

Tender BBQ Chicken Recipe

“When we can’t barbecue on the grill, I bring out my pressure cooker for this fall-off-the-bone BBQ chicken,” relates field editor Diane Hixon of Niceville, Florida. Her jazzed-up BBQ sauce adds good flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min. + cooling YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 cups barbecue sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups coarsely chopped onions
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped

Directions

  • 1. In a pressure cooker, brown chicken in oil in batches over medium heat. Remove chicken and keep warm. Combine the barbecue sauce, onions and green pepper in pressure cooker. Return chicken to the pan; stir to coat.
  • 2. Close cover securely; place pressure regulator on vent pipe. Bring cooker to full pressure over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 10 minutes. (Pressure regulator should maintain a slow steady rocking motion; adjust heat if needed.) Remove from the heat; allow pressure to drop on its own. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 pieces equals 423 calories, 18 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 110 mg cholesterol, 1,114 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 40 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.