Stuffed turkey breast recipe

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by Chef Francesco Roccato, Montelucia

azfamily.com

Posted on November 20, 2009 at 10:18 AM

Ingredients:
1 ea. turkey breast               
½ lb butter                          
1 lb. chestnuts                    
1 loaf rustic bread                
1 sprig rosemary                    
1 lb. cranberries                  
2 quarts chicken stock              
1/2 quart milk                            
1 bunch celery                       
1 ea. onion                          
1 ea. carrot              
3 ea. dry figs                        
1 orange                        
1 stick cinnamon                    
1 clove                         
2 Tbsp. sugar                          
Salt to taste                          
Pepper to taste                       
½ qt. demi glace                  

Instructions:
For the Stuffing: roast the chestnuts, peel them and crumble them together with chopped onions, celery and carrot. Add the diced bread loaf, dried figs and soak with chicken stock and milk until moist.
Cranberry Sauce: put the cranberries, sugar, cinnamon stick, cloves and orange peel in a medium size pot and cook for ½ hour until homogeneously creamy.
Season the turkey breast with salt then add the stuffing and bake at 375 F for 45 minutes, ensuring you baste the breast constantly with stock every 10 minutes.
For plating: slice the turkey breast, add more stuffing, serve with cranberry sauce and gravy.

Enjoy with friends and family!
 

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