Healthy Stuffed Roast Chicken

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Total Time:
4.75 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - chicken
  • 1 tbsp - olive oil
  • 2 tbsp - vinegar
  • 1 tbsp - Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp - tomato sauce
  • Pepper, to taste
  • Salt, to taste
  • For Filling:
  • 1/2 cup - onion, chopped
  • 3 flakes - garlic, chopped
  • 2 tsp - dried herbs (thyme and rosemary)
  • 1/2 cup - mixed vegetables
  • 1/3 cup - lightly mashed potato
  • Cooked giblets, minced (optional)
  • Pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Healthy Stuffed Roast Chicken

  • Skin the chicken, trim away the fat and make deep cuts all over.
  • Rub inside and outside with salt and pepper powder.
  • Combine oil, vinegar, worcestershire sauce and tomato sauce.
  • Pour the marinade on top and marinate for 3-4 Hrs.
  • (If time permits, leave it tightly covered or wrapped with cling film over night in the refrigerator. This will further cut down the cooking time.)
  • For Filling:
  • Cook vegetables with onion, garlic and herbs.
  • Strain and reserve the stock to use in the gravy.
  • Combine the vegetables with potato, salt and pepper. (Mix in giblets if using) Stuff the chicken with this.
  • Place the chicken in a baking dish, on its back.
  • Pour half the marinade over it. Bake at 200 C for 15 minutes.
  • Reduce temperature to 180 and continue to bake till done.
  • For Gravy:
  • Combine the pan juices with 1 cup of reserved vegetable stock, add 2-3 tsp of whole wheat flour and simmer for 2-3 minutes.