Stuffed Marmalade Chicken with Baked Apples

Stuffed Marmalade Chicken with Baked Apples

Roast chicken with a sweet marmalade glaze, delicately stuffed with nectarous flavours and served with warm baked apples.

  • Recipe serves:6 to 7
  • Preparation Time20 Minutes
  • Cooking Time45 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 apples (3 chopped & 1 whole)
  • ¾ cup marmalade
  • 2 Knorr Chicken Cubes
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon chilli powder
  • 4 tablespoons Astra
  • 100ml apple juice
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • ½ cup raisins, chopped
  • ½ cup cashew nuts, chopped
  • ½ cup parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dried sage
  • Salt and crushed pepper to taste

METHOD

  • Melt Astra in a pan and add knorr chicken cubes. Quickly take off from fire.
  • Pour the butter mixture over the chicken. Add turmeric, chilli powder, crushed pepper and marmalade. Rub this marinade well around the chicken and inside the cavity.
  • In a bowl mix up raisins, cashew nuts, onion, parsley, sage, bread crumbs and chopped apples. Lightly season with salt and pepper.
  • Stuff chicken with the above filling and pin and secure the opening with a toothpick.
  • Place the chicken in a baking tray and pour the remaining marinade and stuffing into the tray.
  • Cut the whole apple into slices or wedges and place them around the chicken. Then pour in the apple juice.
  • Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200 C° for 40- 45 minutes till the chicken is cooked.
  • While baking, baste the chicken with marmalade using a brush.
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    Chef’s Tip:

    You can substitute apple juice with 1 cup of red wine for additional flavour.
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