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: 
  • 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
  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.
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.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 3056 Fat: 136g Saturated fat: 48g Unsaturated fat: 76g Trans fat: 2g Carbohydrates: 357g Sugar: 40g Sodium: 4794mg Fiber: 33g Protein: 106g Cholesterol: 379mg


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