Pomegranate-Marinated Chicken

Recipe by Elly in Canada
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To marinate chicken: Stir together pomegranate molasses, olive oil, lemon zest, salt and pepper.
  • Remove skin and trim bones from the side of each breast.
  • Place chicken in a glass baking dish.
  • Pour marinade over chicken, cover and refrigerate overnight, turning once.
  • To prepare pomegranate dressing: Combine garlic, salt, pepper, lemon juice, honey and pomegranate molasses in a bowl, whisking well.
  • Whisk in olive oil slowly, blending well.
  • Stir in mint.
  • Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Heat a 10-to-12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Remove the chicken from the marinade.
  • When the pan is hot, place chicken skin-side down and brown well.
  • Transfer to a rack set in a roasting pan.
  • Spoon a little marinade over the top and roast about 35 to 40 minutes, or until chicken tests done in the thickest part.
  • (Discard unused marinade.) Transfer chicken to plates and Drizzle with pomegranate dressing and serve.
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