Chicken thighs baked in sweet and savory marinade and is served on white rice to make a complete meal! Pomegranate Pineapple chicken is perfect for parties or just a weekend meal!
5 from 6 votes

Pomegranate Pineapple Chicken Recipe

Pomegranate Pineapple chicken is the perfect dinner. Juicy chicken cooked in a pomegranate pineapple marinade is very delicious. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 400 kcal
Author Shadi HasanzadeNemati


  • 8 chicken thighs bone-in skin-on
  • 2 tbsp pomegranate molasses
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 can pineapple juice and fruit pieces separated
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 3 garlic gloves minced
  • 1 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds


  1. Preheat the oven to 375F.

  2. Mix pomegranate molasses, brown sugar, ketchup, honey and pineapple juice in a sauce pan, cook over medium heat for 7-8 minutes until flavors are fully combined.
  3. Lightly coat an oven safe dish with non stick spray and spread the onion slices at the bottom of the dish.
  4. Place the chicken thighs (skin side down) on top of the onion slices and pour the sauce on them.
  5. Bake in the oven for 25 minutes, flip the chicken thighs and pour some sauce on them.
  6. Bake for another 25 minutes until the chicken is fully cooked. pour the sauce again.
  7. Serve hot with white rice.

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