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Roast Chicken with Apricot & Mint Stuffing Recipe

Roast Chicken with Apricot & Mint Stuffing

Chicken stuffed with a mixture of masalas, apricot, breadcrumbs and mint, roasted just right.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
  • Prep Time 20 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr
  • Medium

Ingredients of Roast Chicken with Apricot & Mint Stuffing

  • 1 whole chicken with skin
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • Salt and pepper
  • For the stuffing:
  • 200 gm dried apricots soaked in diluted tea overnight
  • 1 Tbsp spring onion paste
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 4 Tbsp fresh, soft bread crumbs
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp shredded mint

How to Make Roast Chicken with Apricot & Mint Stuffing

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For making the stuffing:

1.
Melt butter in a saucepan.
2.
Add onion paste & cook for 3 minutes.
3.
Drain apricots. Remove stones & chop coarsely. Add to the pan and continue cooking for 3 minutes more.
4.
Turn off the heat; add the lemon rind & breadcrumbs. Season well and cool.
5.
Add the mint & enough egg to bind mixture into a soft paste.

Final preparation:

1.
Fill cavity of the chicken with paste before roasting.
2.
Stuff the chicken with apricot filling.
3.
Tie the joints close to the body.
4.
Set the bird in a tray and pour over the well-flavored stock.
5.
Spread the breast of the bird with 1 tbsp softened butter.
6.
Roast in a pre-heated oven for 1 hour or until well colored and the flesh is tender when pierced in the thigh.
7.
Set aside for 15 minutes before removing strings and carving.
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