Chicken with Bacon Dumplings

Chicken with Bacon Dumplings

Prestige pressure cookers are now better than ever. Cook this filling dish in just a fraction of the time it would take to cook using traditional methods. This chicken recipe is quick, easy and delicious.

Serves 4

Cooking time 35



1 Assemble the chicken ingredients. Rub the bird with a little of the oil. Sprinkle with pepper and salt, then remove the trivet and separator from the pressure cooker.

2 Put the remaining oil into the pan. Heat well; add the chicken and then brown first one breast for 1 minute, then the other over medium heat.

3 Turn the chicken over onto its back. Brown for 2 minutes more, then remove.

4 Put the chicken, breast up, into the trivet. Set the separator in the base of the pan and put the chicken on top. Set carrots all around. Pour 500ml boiling stock into the pan.

5 Cover the pan according to instructions. Bring to 12lb pressure and cook for 20 minutes.

6 To make the dumplings; combine the flour, butter, milk and parsley in a bowl. Stir to a dough.

7 Scissor-chop in the bacon. Divide the dough into 12 walnut sized balls.

8 Reduce the pressure quickly. Uncover. Lift out the trivet.

9 Put the dumplings into the base and add 125ml boiling water.

10 Replace the trivet and cover the pan. Bring to 12lb pressure.

11 Cook for 5 minutes more. Remove from the heat and uncover the pan. Serve hot.