Pomegranate Chicken

By: Ellie Vorhand

Prep Time

15 Mins

Cooking time

2 -3 Hours

Preference

Meaty

Pomegranate Chicken

    Ingredients

    • 1 whole chicken, split back
    • 1 onion
    • 8-10 garlic cloves
    • 1-2 tbsp olive oil
    • 330ml pomegranate juice
    • 4 tbsp tomato puree
    • 5 tbsp honey
    • Courgettes, sliced
    • Olive oil
    • Salt and pepper

    Method

    1

    Pre heat oven to 180C

    2

    Slice onion, place in roasting pan with garlics and top with the chicken laid out.

    3

    Heat olive oil in pot, add in pomegranate juice, tomato puree and honey. Season with enough salt and pepper for chicken. Stir well and bring to a gentle simmer.

    4

    Pour over chicken and baste for a minute or 2.

    5

    Cover and cook for 1 hour.

    6

    After an hour, uncover chicken, baste and cook uncovered for a further hour to hour and half basting every 20 minutes.

    7

    Slice courgettes, toss with olive oil, salt and pepper, roast on a single sheet for 20-30 minutes.

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