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Perfect Roast Chicken With Pomegranate Jus

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Perfect Roast Chicken With Pomegranate Jus

Ingredients

  • one 2-3 pound chicken
  • coarse kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • small carrot, coarsely chopped
  • small onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses, or more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar, or more to taste
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 pound leafy greens, tough stems and center ribs discarded, sliced in 1/2-inch ribbons
  • 2 strips bacon, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
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