Baked Chicken with Pomegranate Glaze




Baked Chicken with Pomegranate Glaze
Recipe type: Main Dish
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Serves: 4
This pomegranate whole chicken dish is subtly sweet and completely delicious!
  • 1 large lemon
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 5 lbs natural whole chicken
  • 2 c pomegranate juice (unsweetened)
  • 1 T organic Dijon mustard
  • ½ t fresh garlic, minced
  • 2 T plus 1 t arrowroot
  • ¼ t freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pomegranate
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Poke holes in the lemon and place whole, along with rosemary, inside chicken cavity.
  3. Tie chicken legs together and place in roasting pan.
  4. Combine juice, mustard, garlic and arrowroot for basting.
  5. Pour mixture over chicken and sprinkle with black pepper.
  6. Bake 20 minutes and baste.
  7. Bake another 20 minutes and baste again.
  8. Add pomegranate seeds.
  9. Reduce heat to 350F and bake another hour, basting every 20 minutes.
  10. Pour off liquid and reserve.
  11. Let chicken rest 15 minutes under a “foil tent”.
  12. Skim fat off reserve liquid.
  13. Carve chicken and serve with reserved glaze.
Kristen Barkley
Kristen Barkley
Kristen is a happily married mom to four beautiful and active children and is the co-founder of Marpé Wellness. She has a BBA in Marketing from the University of Houston and completed extensive coursework in the areas of nutrition and fitness. She is excited to be putting her education to use in an industry that she is passionate about where she can help others live a healthier and happier life.

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