Pomegranate Chicken

By: Ellie Vorhand

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cooking Time

2 – 3 Hours




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


  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.