Roast chicken with maple macadamia stuffing

Roast chicken with maple macadamia stuffing


Serve up a feast this Christmas with a classic roast chicken, delicious stuffing and a medley of colourful vegetables.

The ingredient of Roast chicken with maple macadamia stuffing

  1. 2kg whole chicken
  2. 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  3. 1kg butternut pumpkin, peeled, seeded, cut into 4cm pieces
  4. 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  5. 400g punnet tomato medley
  6. 200g punnet grape tomatoes
  7. 200g green beans, trimmed
  8. 1 tablespoon fresh thyme sprigs
  9. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  10. 1 small brown onion, finely chopped
  11. 2 middle bacon rashers, trimmed, finely chopped
  12. 1 garlic clove, crushed
  13. 1/3 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
  14. 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  15. 2 cups fresh breadcrumbs
  16. 1 egg, lightly beaten
  17. 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves

The instruction how to make Roast chicken with maple macadamia stuffing

  1. Make Maple macadamia stuffing: Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until softened. Add bacon and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 4 to 5 minutes or until bacon has browned. Add macadamias. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Cool for 10 minutes. Stir in maple syrup, breadcrumbs, egg and thyme. Season with pepper.
  2. Preheat oven to 200u00b0C/180u00b0C fan-forced. Place chicken on a board. Spoon stuffing into cavity. Secure with a toothpick to enclose filling. Tie legs together with kitchen string. Transfer chicken to a large roasting pan. Drizzle with half the oil. Season with salt and pepper. Roast for 30 minutes. Reduce temperature to 180u00b0C/160u00b0C fan-forced. Roast for 30 minutes, basting with juices (see note).
  3. Add pumpkin to pan. Drizzle with remaining oil and half the maple syrup. Season with pepper. Roast for 45 minutes. Turn pumpkin. Add tomatoes to pan. Drizzle with remaining maple syrup. Roast for 15 minutes or until juices run clear when chicken thigh is pierced with a skewer.
  4. Meanwhile, cook beans in a saucepan of boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes or until just tender. Drain. Rinse under cold water. Add to roasting pan in the last 5 minutes of cooking. Remove string from chicken. Serve with vegetables, sprinkle with thyme sprigs.

Nutritions of Roast chicken with maple macadamia stuffing

fatContent: 739.466 calories
saturatedFatContent: 29 grams fat
carbohydrateContent: 7 grams saturated fat
sugarContent: 41 grams carbohydrates
fibreContent: 25 grams sugar
cholesterolContent: 76 grams protein
sodiumContent: 261 milligrams cholesterol

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