Tasty Roast Chicken with Pork and Fennel Stuffing Recipe | The Meat Box NZ

Recipes

Tasty Roast Chicken with Pork and Fennel Stuffing Recipe | The Meat Box NZ

Prep Time:

20 mins

Cook Time:

1 ½ hours

Servings:

6

Ingredients
  • 1 x Whole Size 16 Chicken
  • 3 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 150g sour dough breadcrumbs, lightly toasted
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 250g Meat Box Pork and fennel sausages
  • 2 Tbsp Simon Gault Italian Seasoning
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup pistachios, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 Free range egg, lightly whisked/li>
Cooking Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180C
  2. Heat 2Tbsp of the oil in a large frying pan and cook the onions until they have softened about 10 minutes. Remove to a bowl.
  3. Add the breadcrumbs to the pan and lightly toast, add to the onions in the bowl
  4. Slip the sausages from their casings into the bowl then add the seasoning, cranberries, pistachio’s, parsley and egg, season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Using your hands mix the ingredients until well combined.
  5. Stuff the chicken cavity with the stuffing, secure and cook for approx 1 and ½ hours. Test with a skewer to make sure the juices run clear.
  6. Rest loosely covered for 10 minutes before serving.