Ingredients:2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered
1/2kgbone-in chicken pieces
1 cup pomegranate juice
1/4 cup vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp ground ginger
4 cloves garlic
1/4 tbsp black pepper
1 bunch green onions, sliced
1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
Arrange sweet potatoes and chicken pieces in baking dish. In a small bowl, mix together pomegranate juice, sherry vinegar, olive oil, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, and salt and pepper. Pour over chicken and sweet potatoes. Cover, and marinate for 2 hours, turning once.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bake, uncovered, in preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until chicken and sweet potatoes are cooked through. Baste with cooking juices several times while cooking.Sprinkle with green onion and pomegranate seeds before serving.
Health Benefits of Pomegranates:
- Pomegranates are often appreciated because they are filled with more antioxidants like punicalagin than other superfoods like acai berry juice or green tea.
- Pomegranates are also high in vitamin C, with 100 ml containing 16 percent of a person’s daily requirement.
- It also contains high amounts of vitamin K that helps to support bone health and vitamin B5 that helps the body metabolize, protein, carbohydrates and fats.