Exotic Pomegranate Chicken

Exotic Pomegranate Chicken
Exotic Pomegranate Chicken might be just the main course you are searching for. This recipe makes 6 servings with 347 calories, 28g of protein, and 20g of fat each. This recipe covers 19% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 12 hours and 55 minutes. If you have pomegranate juice, ground coriander, salt, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the olive oil you could follow this main course with the Sauteed Banana, Granolan and Yogurt Parfait as a dessert. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, dairy free, and primal diet.

Instructions

1
Mix the cumin, coriander, herbes de Provence, black pepper, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper together in a small bowl.
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2
Place the chicken and garlic in a bowl; sprinkle about 2/3 of the spice mixture over the chicken and toss to coat.
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3
Transfer the chicken to a resealable plastic bag.
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4
Pour in the pomegranate juice. Seal and refrigerate at least 12 hours.
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5
Remove the chicken from the bag, reserving the marinade.
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6
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
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7
Pat chicken dry with a paper towel. Season with the remaining spice mixture and salt. Coat with olive oil, then arrange the chicken in a large baking dish in one layer.
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8
Bake the drumsticks until no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, 45 to 50 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted near the bone should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).
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9
While the chicken is baking, bring the reserved marinade to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, and continue simmering until reduced by 2/
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Stir often.
11
Pour over chicken before serving.
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