Pomegranate-Marinated Chicken Recipe

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

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 514.4 Kcal (2154 kJ)
Calories from fat 261.53 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29.06g 45%
Cholesterol 139.24mg 46%
Sodium 1105.83mg 46%
Potassium 744.22mg 16%
Total Carbs 18.41g 6%
Sugars 12.23g 49%
Dietary Fiber 1.24g 5%
Protein 47.41g 95%
Vitamin C 14.2mg 24%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 12%
Iron 45.1mg 251%
Calcium 45.7mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 160.54 Kcal (672 kJ)
Calories from fat 81.62 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.07g 45%
Cholesterol 43.46mg 46%
Sodium 345.12mg 46%
Potassium 232.27mg 16%
Total Carbs 5.75g 6%
Sugars 3.82g 49%
Dietary Fiber 0.39g 5%
Protein 14.8g 95%
Vitamin C 4.4mg 24%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 12%
Iron 14.1mg 251%
Calcium 14.2mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 12.5
  • 14

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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