45 min
10 min
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Blushing Pomegranate Chicken

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INGREDIENTS
    • Sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered – 2 pounds
    • Bone-in chicken pieces – 3 1/2 pounds
    • Pomegranate juice – 1 cup
    • Sherry vinegar – 1/8 cup
    • Olive oil – 1/4 cup
    • Brown sugar – 1 tbsp.
    • Ground ginger – 1 tbsp.
    • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
    • Salt – 1 teaspoon
    • Black pepper – 1/4 tbsp
    • 1 bunch green onions, sliced
    • Pomegranate seeds –  1/4 cup
INSTRUCTIONS
    1. Place sweet potatoes and chicken pieces in a 9x13 inch baking dish. In a bowl, combine pomegranate juice, sherry vinegar, and olive oil; mix in brown sugar, ginger, garlic, and salt and pepper. Pour over chicken and sweet potatoes. Cover, and marinate for 1 to 2 hours, turning once.
    2. Preheat oven to 350° F/175° C/Gas Mark 4. Bake, uncovered, in preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until chicken’s juices run clear. While cooking, baste with cooking juices every 10 minutes.
    3. Sprinkle with green onion and pomegranate seeds before serving.