Chicken drumsticks with apples and pomegranate

Chicken drumsticks with apples and pomegranate
Description

During the holidays you always take a look for special recipe to amaze your guests. Chicken drumsticks with apples and pomegranate is an elegant, tasty and alternative dish. Moreover, the pomegranate is a real panacea for your health, because it’s a powerful antioxidant, it has very interesting nutritional and beneficial properties. It contains vitamin K and B and it has very few calories, 70 per 100 grams. We offer it in this version because it gives a distinctive bittersweet taste to all meats, and the combination of flavors and colors make it an excellent Christmas dish.

Ingredients
  • 600 g of chicken drumsticks

  • 3 yellow apples

  • 2 pomegranates

  • 2 red Tropea onions

  • extra virgin olive oil

Preparation
Chicken drumsticks with apples and pomegranate

Brown the chicken drumsticks in a non-stick pan with a little oil, salt and pepper and set aside.

Chicken drumsticks with apples and pomegranate

Meanwhile, peel the apples into wedges but not too thin.

Chicken drumsticks with apples and pomegranate

Cut the Tropea onions coarsely.

Chicken drumsticks with apples and pomegranate

Use the same pan to brown apples and onions together.

Chicken drumsticks with apples and pomegranate

After this, peel the pomegranates and extract the grains.

Chicken drumsticks with apples and pomegranate

Squeeze 3/4 of the grains obtained to get some juice.

Chicken drumsticks with apples and pomegranate

Add the chicken you set aside before, to the yellow apples and onion.

Chicken drumsticks with apples and pomegranate

Simmer with pomegranate juice until reduced.

Chicken drumsticks with apples and pomegranate

Add the remaining pomegranate grains to the chicken and cook in the pan for another 15 minutes.

Chicken drumsticks with apples and pomegranate

Finish baking at 200 degrees for another 15 minutes.

Chicken drumsticks with apples and pomegranate

Then serve it with a good red wine.

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