There are a number of delicious ways to enjoy this chicken!
Are you looking for a delicious, versatile chicken recipe to keep in your back pocket? This slow cooker pomegranate chicken breast recipe makes a tender, cut-up chicken that’s perfect for sandwiches or served as a main course! This recipe contains a number of tasty spices like oregano, Dijon mustard, chili powder and cayenne pepper that give it a powerful deliciousness. Meanwhile, unique ingredients like fresh pomegranate juice and balsamic vinegar give the chicken an incredible depth of sweetness and flavor.
An impressive chicken recipe with a touch of sweetness!
Flavors like garlic, chili powder, cayenne pepper, and oregano not only give this peeling chicken strong, bold notes, but also offer incredible health benefits. These spices have so much to offer. First, with their cancer-fighting and anti-inflammatory properties, they impart impressive healing benefits. In the meantime, these savory spices can help lower high blood pressure and lower cholesterol levels. Impressive!
How To Make Slow Cooker Pomegranate Chicken
The secret of moisture absorption lies in the slow cooker. If you use the Set ‘n Forget option with a meat thermometer, program the temperature to 165 degrees. It is automatically switched to warm when the desired interior temperature is reached.
Despite its impressive taste, this chicken recipe is a breeze. In fact, your slow cooker does most of the work. First, combine all of your herbs and spices in a mixing bowl and beat in the extra virgin olive oil. Coat your chicken with the delicious herb mixture and place it in the slow cooker.
Next, whisk together the Dijon mustard, honey, garlic, pomegranate juice and balsamic vinegar and pour the spicy mixture over the chicken. Cook on low for 4-6 hours and voila! You’ve got yourself delicious melted chicken in your mouth and tasty options for several days!
Delicious and dandruff-friendly
This droolable chicken dish has a protein punch of 26 grams per serving without weighing you down on calories. With less than 300 calories, this delicious meal definitely offers an impressive nutritional profile. It’s the perfect dish to keep you full and curb your appetite for hours without feeling too heavy!
Serve like pomegranate chicken
This delicious, high protein recipe tastes great on its own or is enjoyed in other clean eating recipes! Here are a few ideas:
- Celebrate the Italian night! Chop up your chicken and throw with it Basil pesto and pasta for a quick and easy dinner
- Make chicken tacos and top them with Salsa, guacamole, Coriander, chopped onions and pico de gallo. Yum!
- Serve with roasted vegetables and a healthy grain like quinoa or brown rice!
- Chop up the chicken and serve in a delicious sandwich clean eating mayonnaise, Tomatoes and mozzarella!
- 1 1/2 to 2 lb Boneless and skinless chicken breasts about 4 (6 to 8 ounce) breasts
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- kosher or sea salt taste
- 1 teaspoon coriander
- 1 teaspoon Chili powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
- 2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 2 tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 2 tablespoon honey
- 2 Garlic cloves chopped
- 1 1/2 cups Pomegranate juice without added sugar
- 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
Mix all herbs and spices in a small mixing bowl.
In a large mixing bowl, whisk the herbs, spices and extra virgin olive oil together. Rinse the chicken, pat dry with a paper towel. Brush the chicken with the herb-oil mixture and place in the slow cooker. Note: This method of rubbing the chicken with olive oil before adding it to the slow cooker will help lock in the moisture.
In a medium-sized mixing bowl, whisk together the Dijon mustard, honey, chopped garlic, pomegranate juice and balsamic vinegar … pour over the chicken.
Set the slow cooker on low and cook on low for 4-6 hours. After the chicken is done, take it out of the slow cooker, place on a serving plate and drizzle with liquid. This extra moist chicken goes well with a small side of pasta. If you are using the Set ‘n Forget Slow Cooker, program the temperature to 165 degrees or follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
Slow cooker size 5-7 liters.
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 9
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on September 5, 2012.