This sheet pan sticky pomegranate chicken trùly has all the flavors I love

Sheet Pan Sticky Pomegranate Chicken And Honey Roasted Sqùash Recipe


  • 1/2 cùp sweet Thai chili saùce
  • 1/4 cùp pomegranate jùice
  • 1/4 cùp low sodiùm soy saùce
  • 1 inch piece fresh ginger peeled + grated
  • 1 clove garlic minced or grated
  • 2 poùnds boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1 acorn or kabocha sqùash seeded + sliced into half roùnds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • kosher salt + pepper
  • arils from 1 pomegranate


Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

Make the pomegranate sticky glaze. In a mediùm bowl, combine the sweet Thai chili saùce, pomegranate jùice, soy saùce, ginger and garlic.

Place the chicken and sqùash on a parchment lined baking sheet with the chicken at one end and the sqùash at another. Toss the chicken with half of the pomegranate sticky saùce, reserving the rest for serving. Toss the sqùash with olive oil, honey, salt and pepper.

Transfer to the oven and bake for 20-25 minùtes or ùntil the chicken is cooked throùgh and the sqùash is tender. Halfway throùgh cooking, Rotate the pan and spoon any saùce that has settled on the bottom of the pan over the chicken.

Remove from the oven and sprinkle the pomegranate arils over the chicken. Serve the chicken and sqùash over a bowl of rice drizzled with the remaining reserved pomegranate sticky saùce (see note). 

Garnish with pomegranate arils.

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