WHOLE TURKEY WITH SAGE AND ONION STUFFING & A CRANBERRY JUS

AMOUNT INGREDIENT AMOUNT INGREDIENT
1 Whole Turkey with Sage and Onion Stuffing 200ml Chicken Stock
2 tsp Corn Flour 50ml Cold Water
100ml Oil 8 Onions small & cut in half
1 bunch Sage 3 tbsp Cranberry Jelly
  Salt & Pepper to taste

METHOD

- Weigh turkey and allow -15 minutes per 500g plus an extra 20 minutes
- Lightly oil onions and turkey breast, sprinkle with salt & pepper
- Place onions in a roasting tray so they form a platform and will soak up any roasting juices
- Scatter some sage leaves over onions, then place the turkey over the onion & sage bed
- Preheat oven to 180°C and roast turkey until the skin turns golden, then cover with aluminium foil reduce heat to 160°C
- Baste regularly to keep the meat moist
- To test if turkey is cooked, insert a fine skewer into the thickest part of the thigh and the juices should run clear (if not continue cooking until they do)
- Transfer meat to a plate and cover loosely with foil and leave in a warm place for 15 minutes
- Carefully remove onions and return to a 180°C oven to color
- Place roasting dish on the stove top and add cranberry jelly stirring with a wooden spoon until hot
- Pour chicken stock into the roasting dish and simmer for 5 minutes
- Add any roasting juices collected from the resting meat and thicken the liquid with a mixture of corn flour and cold water, strain sauce
- Serve turkey with some stuffing, onion halves and drizzle with sauce

ROASTING TIP
Roasting at lower temperatures (slow roasting) results in less moisture loss. This means the end result is succulent and moist and usually feeds more. Well worth it if you have the time.

Leftover meats should be cooled and refrigerated within 2 hours of cooking. Then they can be safely enjoyed in sandwiches or rolls the next day.

If you like this recipe then maybe you would like to order some turkey so that you can give it a try yourself.

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