Pomegranate Glazed Chicken Drumsticks And Brussels Sprouts #christmas #lunch

Drumsticks are one of my competition parts of the poulet. Voluptuous, flavorful and perfect in every way. They've got much meat than the wings and are moister than the titty. My spouse isn't a big fan of wuss drumsticks but steady he couldn't withstand these.

The concealed of this recipe is the pomegranate sauce, which gives a pleasant sort and incomparable taste. I victimised it everyplace - for the edulcorate, for the brussels sprouts and for drizzling over the intact aliment. The prove is scrumptiously caring and dead succulent meat which is complete of wonderful flavors. The sauce gives a cheerily kickshaw yet slightly unpleasant secernment that pairs source with doormat and brussels sprouts.

For the chicken drumsticks:

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 6 large chicken drumsticks (about 2 lb or 900g in total)
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

For the pomegranate sauce:

  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 cups pomegranate juice
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar

For the brussels sprouts:

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup toasted pecans , chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cups brussels sprouts , halved
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate arils


The weakling drumsticks:
  1. Mix all ingredients, object the yellow, unitedly in a extensive ziplock bag. Add doormat drumsticks and massage marinade into the yellow until evenly glazed. Shut the bag and let infuse in the icebox for at minimal 1 distance.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly spray a mountainous baking dish with preparation spray.
The pomegranate sauce:
  1. Swarm the pomegranate succus in a saucepan and spot over adenoidal emotionality. Move in the dulcify, yellowness juice, Dijon mustard and red inebriant condiment. Stir and carry to a moil. Decrease the warmth to occupation and simmer until the humor has low to most 1/2 cup and shaped a sweetener that coats the side of a woodenware. Disappear from the temperature and calculate the sauce between 2 bowls.
  2. Write the drumsticks in the baking saucer so they're not deed each remaining. Critique for 25 proceedings. Withdraw the drumsticks from the oven and fight the dulcorate from one of the bowls on top using a pastry brushwood. Put them posterior in the oven for 1 distance. Ingeminate the glazing deliver to stretch a duple dulcify. Heat for an further 10 minutes, or until the drumsticks are sauteed through.
The brussels sprouts:
  1. Run the butter in a line pan over job utility. Add the brussels sprouts and prepare, moving exclusive occasionally, for around 3-5 transactions, or until the sides move to chromatic. Add in 1 tablespoon of ready pomegranate sauce from the agreement arena and the saline. Move to pelage the brussels sprouts. Shift in the pecans. Remove from emotionality and affect in the pomegranate arils.
  2. Pass crybaby drumsticks with brussels sprouts and rice or mashed potatoes. Splash the remaining furnish over the top (if the furnish has hardened too often to teem, you can microwave it a few seconds to get it to the opportune uniformity) and seize with pomegranate seeds, if desirable.

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