Pomegranate Glazed Chicken

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 30 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 9 ingredients
I love pomegranate molasses. I always keep a bottle in the fridge. It can be used to flavor drinks, sauces, and salad dressings, but above all, its tart, yet sweet taste is a perfect...

Ingredients

  • 1½ pounds bone-in, skin on chicken thighs
  • 6 cloves of garlic, smashed and peeled
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • ½ cup pomegranate molasses
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Nutrition Facts

Calories

613 cals

Fat

36 g

Saturated Fat

9 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

7 g

Monounsaturated Fat

17 g

Carbohydrates

45 g

Sugar

42 g

Fiber

1 g

Protein

29 g

Sodium

595 mg

Directions

  1. In a re-sealable plastic bag, combine the chicken, garlic cloves, paprika, rosemary, orange juice, and olive oil.  Let marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375F.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the pomegranate molasses and honey together.  Set aside.
  4. Put the chicken thighs into a shallow baking dish.  Salt on both sides.  Roast in the oven for 20 minutes.
  5. Turn the chicken, and brush the chicken generously with the pomegranate molasses mixture.  Bake for 10 more minutes.  Drizzle with any remaining pomegranate molasses and serve immediately.

Chef Tips

If you want to use skinless chicken for a lower calorie dish, lightly brush the chicken with about ½ of the pomegranate molasses and honey mixture before you start cooking. Generously baste with the rest during the last 10 minutes of cooking.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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