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.
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.