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Lemon, fennel and pomegranate chicken

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This chicken dish gives a lot of flavour and involves little effort in cooking. The fennel gives it aroma and the lemon makes it tangy, whilst the pomegranate adds crunch and a little sweetness.

Ingredients – Serves 2
4 chicken thighs
2tbsp garlic infused olive oil
2 fennel bulbs quartered
1 handful of pomegranate seeds
1 lemon
Salt & pepper to taste

Method
Zest the lemon and cut into eighths removing pips. Put the lemon zest, oil, salt and pepper in a bowl and massage the chicken with the marinade. Then put the fennel and lemon in the bowl and mix with the marinade.

Put the chicken in a roasting tin with the lemon and fennel pieces and roast for 45 minutes or until chicken is cooked.

Before serving sprinkle pomegranate seeds on chicken.

Recipe by

Farhanda Shah
Dietitian

Lemon fennel and pomegranate chicken