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Electric Pressure Cooker Recipes

Over 100 Delicious Quick And Easy Recipes For Fast Meals























Ronnie Israel

Copyright © 2015 Ronnie Israel

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Published by Winsome X Publishing at Smashwords 2015



Table Of Content

Introduction

Pressure Cooker Pork Recipes

Pressure Cooker Beef & Meat Recipes

Pressure Cooker Chicken Recipes

Pressure Cooker Fish & Seafood Recipes

Pressure Cooker Turkey Recipes

Pressure Cooker Soups

Pressure Cooker Stews And Chowders

Pressure Cooker Beans Recipe

Pressure Cooker Potato Recipes

Pressure Cooker Rice & Risotto Recipes

Pressure Cooker Desserts

INTRODUCTION

To a lot of people, cooking is a tedious and time consuming activity, especially if the desired result is a really good meal. They cannot spare the time required for the preparations. The good news is that pressure cookers help to prepare wonderfully delicious foods in ways that save time and effort. They make use of high pressures and high temperatures to expedite the cooking activity and at the same time, retaining the nutritious content of the foods.



With pressure cooker, you may only need to spend 30 minutes or less in cooking but going the traditional way may take hours. Pressure cookers are just right for those occasions when you have to do other chores around the house or away from it. The stovetop isn't always practical even for those who are skilled at multitasking. At these times, an electric pressure cooker is the more practical solution.



While pressure cookers aren’t new phenomenon, today's pressure cookers are much safer and easier to use. They also last longer, are extremely versatile and designed to save energy. You can use electric pressure cookers to sauté, steam, braise, fry or just to warm your food.



In fact, almost anything can be cooked in your electric pressure cooker, which is why I have put together over 100 delicious recipes that you can try your hands on. If you love food and flavors, you do not need to spend hours cooking them.



So add more culinary joy to your life by trying the recipes in this book. With easy, quick- to prepare recipes consisting of chicken, pork, beef, soups, stews, desserts and lots more, you will definitely enjoy cooking with your electric pressure cookers using the recipes in this book.

Pressure Cooker Pork Recipes



Pork Loin Dinner

With this dish, you can cook everything up in one pot. Serve this delicious dinner with a tossed salad and warm buttered dinner rolls.

Servings: 4

Ingredients

1 pound pork loin, boneless

4 small Yukon Gold or red potatoes, scrubbed, cut into quarters

1 small onion, peeled & diced

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

½ cup apple juice or white wine

1 cup chicken broth

1 large turnip, peeled & diced

1 rutabaga, peeled & diced

½ teaspoon mild curry powder

1 stalk celery, finely diced

¼ teaspoon dried thyme

4 carrots, peeled and diced

½ cup sliced leeks, white part only

2 teaspoons dried parsley

3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

2 tart green or Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored& diced

Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Fresh parsley or thyme sprigs, optional



Preparation

1. Add oil to pressure cooker. Bring to temperature over medium heat. Next, add the onion; sauté 3 minutes. Add the pork and season lightly with salt and pepper. Stir-fry pork for 5 minutes.

2. Add the apple juice or wine, broth, turnip and rutabaga. Add the potatoes to the pot along with the celery, carrots, curry powder, leeks, parsley, lemon juice and thyme.

3. Secure lid and bring to high pressure; maintaining this pressure for 15 minutes. Turn heat off and allow the pressure to drop of its own accord.

4. Remove the lid carefully and add the diced apples. Bring to a simmer over medium heat; lower heat and simmer covered for 5 minutes. Serve in large bowls, garnished with thyme or fresh parsley.

Roast Pork With Sweet Potatoes & Cinnamon Cranberries

Serve this dish with steamed vegetables, a tossed salad and dinner rolls.

Servings: 6

Ingredients

3 large sweet potatoes, peeled & quartered

1 3-pound pork butt roast

¼ cup orange marmalade

1 16-ounce can sweetened whole cranberries

1 medium onion, peeled& diced

½ cup orange juice

1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 tablespoon cornstarch, optional

2 tablespoons cold water, optional

Salt freshly ground pepper, to taste



Preparation

1. In the pressure cooker, place the pork, fat side down and add salt and pepper to taste. Mix together the cranberries, marmalade, onion, cinnamon, cloves and orange juice in a large measuring cup and pour over the pork roast.

2. Arrange the quartered sweet potatoes around the meat. Close lid securely and bring to low pressure for 45 minutes. Remove from heat and let pressure release.

3. Remove meat and sweet potatoes to a platter. Cover and keep warm. Skim off fat from the pan juices.

4. Return the pressure cooker to medium heat. Add cornstarch and water together. Whisk into the liquid in the pressure cooker. Next, simmer and stir for 2 minutes.

Pork/Beans Delight

Servings: 6

Ingredients

2½ pounds pork shoulder, cut into 1½ inch pieces

2 cups dried white beans

1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes

2 teaspoons paprika

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

1 teaspoon garlic powder

½ teaspoon onion powder

¼ teaspoon dried oregano

1/8 teaspoon cayenne

¼ teaspoon dried thyme

½ cup packed light brown sugar

1 large yellow onion, peeled &diced

1½ tablespoons vegetable oil

6 cups chicken broth or water

½ pound salt pork or bacon, cut into pieces

4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced

2 teaspoons chili powder

1 bay leaf

¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon dried thyme

2 tablespoons whole grain or Creole mustard

Preparation

1. Add the garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, pepper, cayenne, thyme and oregano to a plastic bag and shake to mix. Add the pieces of pork and shake the bag to season the meat well.

2. Add the vegetable oil to the pressure cooker, bring to temperature over medium-high heat and add the pork, stir-frying for about 2 minutes on each side or until it just starts to brown. Transfer meat to a plate and then set aside.

3. Add the onions to the pressure cooker; lower heat to medium and sauté until tender. Add the water or broth.

4. Remove any impurities or stones from the beans; stir them into the liquid in the cooker, while scraping up browned bits off the pot bottom. (Browned bits on the pan bottom may burn during the pressure process and impart an unpleasant burnt flavor to the resulting dish.)

5. Close lid on the pressure cooker. Bring to high pressure for 15 minutes. Turn burner off; leave pressure cooker in place until it goes back to normal pressure. Remove the lid once the pressure is released so excess steam can escape.

6. (If the meat or beans aren’t tender enough, cover and simmer again for 15 minutes more or lock the lid, return to high pressure, and cook at high pressure for 3 more minutes).

7. Add the tomatoes, garlic, salt pork, mustard, thyme, light brown sugar, chili powder, bay leaf, reserved pork and salt to the cooker; stir. Lock the lid; bring pressure cooker to high pressure for 15 minutes.

6. Take it out from heat and set aside for 10 minutes. Quick-release any left-over pressure and remove the lid. If needed, add salt and pepper. Remove and throw out the bay leaf.

Raisin Sauced Ham

Serve with a salad, sweet potatoes, a steamed vegetable and dinner rolls.

Servings: 8

Ingredients

1 4-pound ham (ready-to-eat)

1 large sweet onion, peeled & sliced

¼ teaspoon ground ginger

1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

¼ cup maple syrup

1 14-ounce can pineapple chunks

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

½ cup raisins

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

½ cup apple butter



Preparation

1. Add the sliced onions and ham to the pressure cooker. Combine the cinnamon, ginger, cloves, brown sugar, raisins and pineapple juice and pour over the ham.

2. Cover lid securely. Bring to low pressure for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let the pressure release naturally.

3. Transfer the ham to a serving plate and keep warm. Skim and remove fat from the pan juices. Put the pan in the pressure cooker over medium heat; simmer to lessen the pan juices to about 1 cup.

4. Stir in the maple syrup, pineapple chunks, vinegar and apple butter. Taste for seasoning and adjust accordingly. (If you want a sweeter sauce, add more maple syrup; if you need to cut the sweetness, add more vinegar)

5. Pour over ham slices.

BBQ Western Ribs

For a delicious, casual meal, add potato chips and coleslaw.

Servings: 4

Ingredients

1 3-inch cinnamon stick

3 pounds pork Western ribs

1 cup barbeque sauce

6 whole cloves

½ cup apple jelly

½ cup water

1 large sweet onion, peeled & diced

Preparation

1. Add the cinnamon stick, barbeque sauce, cloves, water, onion and jelly to the pressure cooker and stir.

2. Add the ribs, spooning some sauce over them. Secure lid into place, bring to low pressure and maintain pressure for 55 minutes. Take away from heat and let the pressure release naturally.

3. Remove the bones and meat; cover and keep warm. Skim fat from sauce. Remove cloves and cinnamon stick and return the pressure cooker to medium-high temperature.

4. Cook uncovered until the sauce is lessened and coats the back of a spoon.

5. (To stretch this recipe to 8 servings, serve barbeque pork sandwiches rather than 4 servings of pork).

German Pork Chops & Sauerkraut

Servings: 4

Ingredients

1 1-pound bag baby carrots

1 stalk celery, finely chopped

1 large onion, peeled & sliced

1 12-ounce can beer

4 slices bacon, cut into small pieces

1 clove garlic, peeled & minced

4 1-inch-thick bone-in pork loin chops

4 medium red potatoes, peeled & quartered

1 1-pound bag sauerkraut, rinsed & drained

2 teaspoons Bavarian seasoning

Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste



Preparation

1. Add the stalk, carrot, onion, garlic, bacon, pork loin chops, sauerkraut, potatoes, beer, Bavarian seasoning, salt and pepper to the pressure cooker. Lock lid and bring to high pressure for 9 minutes.

2. Remove from heat and let the pressure release on its own. If necessary, add more seasoning. Serve hot.

Flavorful Pork Roast

Servings: 8 to 10

Ingredients

1 tbsp vegetable oil

1 3-pound boneless pork loin

5 cloves minced garlic

1 cup white wine or water

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary

1 tsp grated lemon zest

1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves

1 tbsp olive oil

1/2 cup water

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper


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