I can’t decide which part of this dish I like best: the tender fragrant chicken or the tangy pomegranate salad. This Lebanese dish is characteristic of their healthy captivating food. The amount of chilli flakes might sound enormous but if you’re using Aleppo pepper they are truly mild (honestly) and contribute a smoky essence. If using regular chilli flakes, reduce the amount to three teaspoons.
Put the chicken, olive oil, spices, garlic and lemon zest in a bowl. Season the chicken well with salt and freshly ground black pepper, then spread the pieces out on a baking tray and
To make the pomegranate salad, toss all of the ingredients together. Serve the chicken with the pomegranate salad, Rice Vermicelli Pilaff and a good dollop of yoghurt.
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