Nigel Barden Chicken with Walnut Pesto and Pomegranate recipe on Radio 2 Drivetime

Nigel Barden serves up chicken with walnut pesto and pomegranate for a Easter family friendly dish on Radio 2 Drivetime Foodie Thursday.

The ingredients are: 4 chicken legs, or 1 whole chicken, jointed, 1 tbsp honey, 2 red onions, each peeled and cut into eight wedges, and tossed in a little olive oil, Walnut pesto (see below), Seeds from ½ pomegranate, Salt and Pomegranate molasses (optional).

For The Walnut Pesto: Leaves from a large bunch of parsley, 110g shelled walnuts, 110ml olive oil and salt.