Lemon Tarragon Stuffing for Roast Chicken

Lemon Tarragon Stuffing for Roast Chicken

This is a delightfully fresh lemony stuffing with a pairing of tarragon or any other fresh herb you choose to try.

Lemon Tarragon Stuffing for Roast Chicken
Serves: 4
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Ingredients
  • 60 g butter
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped or crushed
  • 175 g short-cut rindless bacon, finely chopped
  • 4 cups fresh breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons fresh tarragon leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook the onions, garlic, and bacon in butter for about 10 minutes or until cooked and onions are translucent. Place into a large bowl.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and stir thoroughly to combine. Season as required
  3. Stuff and truss chicken and cook as directed.
Notes
This stuffing recipe makes about 4 cups which is sufficient for a 2 kg chicken with some left over
For a nice garnish you can sprinkle the chicken with loose tarragon leaves 15 minutes prior to the end of cooking.

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