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Holiday Roast Chicken And Stuffing
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Holiday Roast Chicken And Stuffing

Ingredients

1 PERDUE® OVEN STUFFER® Whole Chicken
1.5 sticks butter
1 tablespoon poultry seasoning
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
6 sprigs fresh herbs, such as thyme, parsley, rosemary, and sage
1 head garlic, halved
2-3 cups chicken stock
2 cups chopped leeks
2 cups celery, diced
3 apples, such as Fuji, Gala or McIntosh, diced into ½ -inch chunks
1 cup apple cider
12 cups day-old challah, brioche or other egg bread diced into 1-inch cubes
1 cup roughly chopped toasted walnuts
1/4 cup parsley, chopped
Step One

Holiday Roast Chicken And Stuffing

Time make it in:

WITH PERDUE® OVEN STUFFER® Whole Chicken

Serves 10-12 | Prep Time: | Cook Time:

Nutritional Information
Serving Per Recipe: 10-12
Amount Per Serving
Calories 650
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 44g 68%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 180mg 60%
Sodium 890mg 37%
Total Carbs 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 10g
Protein 32g
Vitamin A 50%
Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 10%
Iron 20%
*Percent Daily Values are based
on a 2,000 calorie diet.

  • Calories 650
  • Protein 32g
  • Sodium 890mg
  • Sat.Fat 15g
  • Sugar 10g

Holiday Roast Chicken And Stuffing

ingredients

Ingredients

1 PERDUE® OVEN STUFFER® Whole Chicken
1.5 sticks butter
1 tablespoon poultry seasoning
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
6 sprigs fresh herbs, such as thyme, parsley, rosemary, and sage
1 head garlic, halved
2-3 cups chicken stock
2 cups chopped leeks
2 cups celery, diced
3 apples, such as Fuji, Gala or McIntosh, diced into ½ -inch chunks
1 cup apple cider
12 cups day-old challah, brioche or other egg bread diced into 1-inch cubes
1 cup roughly chopped toasted walnuts
1/4 cup parsley, chopped
ingredients

Step one: Season

Preheat the oven to 425°F. Season the inside of the chicken cavity with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Stuff the cavity with the fresh herbs and the garlic. Rub the outside of the chicken with 4 tablespoons of the butter and sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Tuck the wing tips under the body of the chicken to keep from burning. Place the chicken on a rack in a roasting pan. Add 1/3 cup chicken stock to the pan.

How to: Seasoning
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Step two: Roast

Roast for 15 minutes at 425°F, then reduce the heat to 350°F. Continue roasting the chicken, basting every 20 minutes, until the juices run clear, the legs move easily when wiggled and a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of thigh registers 170°F. This will take about 2 1/2 to 3 hours for a 5-to-7-pound PERDUE® OVEN STUFFER Whole Chicken.

How to: Roasting
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Step three: Saute

Melt 1 stick of butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the leeks and celery and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the apples and the apple cider and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes until the apples start to soften. Stir in the remaining poultry seasoning and remove from heat.

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Step four: Bake

In a large bowl, combine the challah cubes, the sautéed apple mixture, the toasted walnuts and the parsley. Add enough chicken stock to make a very moist mixture. Mix well to combine. Transfer the mixture to a 9” x 11” baking dish. Bake in a 350°F oven for the last 45 minutes of chicken roasting time. Remove the chicken and stuffing from the oven. Let the chicken rest for 10 to 15 minutes before carving. While the chicken rests, set the table and finish your side dishes. Carve your chicken, serve with stuffing and enjoy your holiday!

TIP: For a fun presentation, make individual stuffing cups. Stuff jumbo muffin liners with stuffing and bake for 45 minutes. If you don’t have stale bread, spread out the bread cubes on a baking sheet and dry in a 300°F oven for 15 to 20 minutes.

TA DA!

Holiday Roast Chicken And Stuffing

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