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How to Cook a Whole Chicken in a Pressure Cooker

  • Author: Pressure Cooker Meals
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x


  • Celery (optional)
  • Onion (optional)
  • Carrots (optional)
  • 1 Chicken
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Water


  1. Chop celery, onion and carrots and add to the pressure cooker (if you are using them)
  2. Add one cup of water to the pot
  3. If you aren’t using the celery, onion, or carrots add the rack that came with your pressure cooker to the bottom and place the seasoned chicken on top
  4. Cook on high pressure for 20 minutes
  5. Quick release pressure
  6. Serve with potatoes or veggies