Pomegranate Chicken or Duck

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  1. Combine pomegranate molasses, ground walnuts, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, turmeric, and saffron. Set aside.
  2. Clean chicken removing unnecessary bones and skin.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place chopped onion and 3 tbsp olive oil in a pot and saute 3 minutes.
  5. Then add the chicken pieces, salt, pepper, and turmeric.
  6. Add 1 cup of water and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes.
  7. Add the pomegranate mixture and simmer on low heat for 30 minutes longer (check water and add some if it is necessary).
  8. Add a bit more sugar if you want the sauce sweeter.
  9. Transfer to a deep serving pot, cover, and place in a warm oven until ready to serve.
  10. Serve with rice.