Pressure Cooker Chicken with Raisins and Capers Recipe


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs (4 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup Marsala wine
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • Hot cooked couscous


  • Select saute or browning setting on a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker. Adjust for medium heat; add 1 tablespoon oil. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. When oil is hot, brown chicken in batches. Add wine to pressure cooker. Cook 1 minute, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Press cancel. Return chicken to pressure cooker.
  • Stir mushrooms, red pepper, onion, and tomatoes, raisins and capers into pressure cooker. Lock lid; close pressure-release valve. Adjust to pressure-cook on high for 6 minutes. Quick-release pressure. A thermometer inserted in chicken should read at least 170°. Sprinkle with basil before serving. Serve with hot cooked couscous. Freeze option: Place chicken and vegetables in freezer containers; top with cooking juices. Cool and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a covered saucepan, stirring gently and adding a little water if necessary.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 250 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 76mg cholesterol, 494mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat.

Originally published as Slow Simmerd Chicken with Raisins, Capers & Basil in Skinny Instant Pot

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