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Chicken with Pomegranate Juice

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1 (2 1/2 to 3 pound) fryer
  • 3 tb Shortening
  • 3 tb Butter
  • 1/2 ts Poultry seasoning
  • 2 tb Tomato sauce
  • 1 lg Onion; finely chopped
  • 2 c Walnuts; finely chopped
  • 3 1/2 c Water
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Pepper
  • 1/2 ts Cinnamon
  • 2 ts Lemon juice
  • 1 c Fresh pomegranate juice
  • 2 tb -Pomegranate syrup,
  • - increase as desired
  • 1 tb Sugar


Wash and prepare chicken for frying. Saute the chicken with seasoning in
shortening until light brown on all sides. Alternatively: bake chicken at
350 degrees F for 45 minutes. Put chicken aside. Saute the onions in 3 Tbsp
butter until golden brown. Add tomato sauce and saute for a few minutes.
Add walnuts to the sauteed onions and sauce, and saute over medium fire for
about 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Be careful not to burn the walnuts.
Add water, salt, pepper, cinnamon,lemon juice, and pomegranate juice/syrup.
Cover and let cook on a low fire for about 35 minutes. Taste the sauce, and
if you find it a little sour, add the sugar. Arrange chicken pieces in the
sauce, cover and continue to simmer for 20-25 minutes. Serve with white

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