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Pomegranate Chicken


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, ground into a paste
  • 1 cup pomegranate juice

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  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet. Brown chicken thighs on both sides and transfer to a plate.
  2. Add spices and chopped onion to skillet, and cook until onion has softened.
  3. Return chicken to skillet; add walnut paste and pomegranate juice. Simmer for 20 minutes, until chicken is cooked and sauce has reduced and thickened slightly.

Serves 4-6.

Per Serving: Calories 226, Calories from Fat 84, Total Fat 9.4g (sat 1.6g), Cholesterol 94mg, Sodium 104mg, Carbohydrate 11.5g, Fiber 1.5g, Protein 23.9g