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Pressure-cooker chicken stew - Stifado

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Pressure-cooker chicken stew - Stifado


  • Place the pressure cooker over medium-low heat and add 2-3 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Add the pearl onions and sauté for 3-4 minutes until they are caramelized.
  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add 3-4 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Cut the chicken into 10 portions and add it to a bowl. Add salt, pepper, the flour, and mix.
  • Transfer the chicken to the hot frying pan and sauté for 4-5 minutes on both sides until it is golden brown. Remove, transfer to a baking pan, and set aside.
  • As soon as the onions are caramelized, add the tomato paste to the pressure cooker and sauté.
  • Add the vinegar, the wine, the sugar, the tomato, the water, the chicken bouillon cube, the bay leaves, the cinnamon, the garlic -whole-, the cloves, the allspice, the chili flakes, and the chicken.
  • Close the lid of the pressure cooker, turn the safety valve to the proper pressure indicator, and simmer for 25-30 minutes.
  • Depressurize the pressure cooker and open the lid.
  • Serve with feta cheese, oregano, olive oil, bread, and pepper.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
13 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
7 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
5 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
6 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
10 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
72 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
12 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
18 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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