Roasted Pomegranate Chicken

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by CoffeeMom

This is a favorite Rosh Hashanah dish for Moroccan Jews. It is completely kosher.

Top Review by racehorse87

Very tasty. I left out the wine as well and found the taste wonderful.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F In a cup, mix oil and garlic. Brush garlic oil over chicken.
  2. Place chicken in a shallow baking dish. Drizzle any remaining oil over chicken. Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes, basting several times with pan juices, until skin is browned and juices run clear when a thigh is pierced at thickest part with a fork.
  3. Remove 1 tablespoon seeds from pomegranate. Set aside for garnish. Squeeze juice form remaining pomegranate through a sieve into a small bowl.
  4. In a small nonreactive saucepan, mix pomegranate juice, wine, lemon juice, and cinnamon sugar. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and cook 5 minutes. Season sauce with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Transfer roasted chicken to a serving platter and pierce each piece several times. Pour sauce over chicken. Garnish with pomegranate seeds and serve at room temperature.

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