Pressure-Cooker Mediterranean Chicken Orzo

Pressure-Cooker Mediterranean Chicken Orzo Recipe photo by Taste of Home

  • Total Time: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 min. + standing
  • Makes: 6 servings


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1-1/2 pounds), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced pitted green olives, drained
  • 1 cup sliced pitted ripe olives, drained
  • 1 large carrot, halved lengthwise and chopped
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon herbes de Provence
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo pasta


  • In a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker, combine the first 11 ingredients; stir to combine. Lock lid; close pressure-release valve. Adjust to pressure-cook on high for 8 minutes. Quick-release pressure.
  • Add orzo. Lock lid; close pressure-release valve. Adjust to pressure-cook on low for 3 minutes. Allow pressure to naturally release for 4 minutes, then quick-release any remaining pressure. Let stand 8-10 minutes before serving.


SOURCE: Taste of Home

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