Pomegranate Walnut Chicken



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Source Fresh Slowcooking

Preparation Time


1 tsp grated lemon rind
1 1/2 tbsp ground cinnamon
1/4 cup Butter
2 cups onions sliced
3 tbsp ground cumin (freshly)
4 lbs skinless chicken pieces
2 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
1 1/2 cups walnuts toasted
1 tbsp molasses
3 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 cup tomatoes diced
2 cups chicken broth
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups pomegranate seeds and juice (reserve some seeds for garnish)
2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp ground turmeric

1. Toast walnuts in the skillet then transfer to a plate.

2. Melt butter until foam subsides. Pat chicken dry and brown all sides of the chicken turning only once. Transfer to slow cooker.

3. Add onions to the skillet and cook over low to medium heat, until golden. Make sure to stir and scrape up the brown bits. About 10 minutes.

4. Stir in the cumin, cinnamon, turmeric and chili powder.

5. Stir in the pomegranate seeds and juice, tomato, broth, lemon juice, salt and pepper, and molasses.

6. Pour sauce over chicken in the slow cooker. Cook for 5 hours on low.

7. Transfer chicken pieces to plates, pour sauce over top and sprinkle with fresh pomegranate seeds and cilantro.


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