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Molasses Pomegranate Sauce

Recently, I've been craving pomegranate and thought it would be fun to incorporate it into a meat dish. Hence, we ended up with quail legs with molasses pomegranate sauce.

It's a really quick sauce recipe and would lend well to other meats or even as a dressing.

Quail legs with molasses pomegranate sauce.


Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5-10 minutes to simmer


pomegranate juice (2 tbsp)

ketchup (2 tbsp)

molasses (2 tbsp)

honey (2 tbsp)

oil (canola, corn, sunflower... - 1 tbsp)

mustard (dijon or yellow - 1 tsp)

paprika (1/2 tsp)

garlic (minced- 1/4 tsp)

cumin (1/4 tsp)

salt and pepper as desired


-Mince garlic into tiny bits.

-Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pan.

-Slowly bring the mixture to a simmer.

-This can be used as a dressing, marinade or sauce.

If using as a dressing, you could reduce the mixture further with a little water, if desired.

-Dig in!


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