Pomegranate roasted chicken with bulgar wheat salad

Pomegranate roasted chicken with bulgar wheat salad

  • serves 1
  • A little effort

Easy, healthy recipe for pomegranate roasted chicken with bulgar wheat salad. Ready in 40 minutes and under 500 calories


Try this twist on a roast chicken, or make our classic roast chicken recipe here.



  • bulgar wheat 50g 
  • sultanas 20g 
  • saffron a pinch 
  • skinless chicken breast
  • oil
  • pomegranate molasses 1 tsp, plus more to serve 
  • red onion ½ small, finely diced
  • flaked almonds 1 tbsp, toasted 
  • red wine vinegar 1 tsp
  • rocket a handful 


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Cover the bulgar wheat with boiling water, cover with clingfilm and leave to absorb for 10-15 minutes. Drain well. Pour 1 tbsp hot water from a kettle over the sultanas and saffron in a small bowl.

  • Step 2

    Rub the chicken breast with 1 tsp oil, drizzle with the pomegranate molasses and season. Roast for 20-30 minutes until cooked through.

  • Step 3

    Toss the red onion, flaked almonds, red wine vinegar and bulgar, and season. Add the sultanas and their juice and season well. Toss the rocket with the salad, and serve with the sliced chicken. Drizzle with more pomegranate molasses.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 493
  • Fat 15g
  • Saturates 1.9g
  • Carbs 49.5g
  • Fibre 10.8g
  • Protein 34.5g
  • Salt 0.2g