Monday, August 27, 2018

Chicken in Pomegranate with Pistachio Cous Cous

Originally published on  Friday, January 15, 2010
The following recipe is very Mediterranean in character, but simple to prepare and the ingredients are currently available

1 T oil - 4 to 6 chicken pieces - salt and pepper - 1 finely chopped onion - 2 cloves garlic - 2 T Pomegranate molasses - 250 ml chicken stock - 2 T chopped flat parsley - 2 T chopped coriander - 1 t cumin

Rub salt and pepper into the chicken pieces, then put the oil into a sauté pan and on a high heat, brown the chicken on all sides, Remove from the pan and set aside. Fry the onion till soft and translucent then add the garlic and sauté for two more minutes. Add all the other ingredients and simmer on a low heat for 45 minutes

Cous Cous
500g cous cous - 2 T pistachio oil - 2 T chopped pistachio nuts - 2T fresh pomegranate kernels (or dried cranberries) - salt and pepper

Season the dried cous cous, add the oil and stir. Then cook according to the instructions on the packet. Fork in the pistachio nuts and pomegranate and serve immediately with the chicken

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