How to make Stuffed Roast Chicken -

A typical Christmas dish - chicken stuffed with fresh fruits and nuts and baked .

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Whole chicken, Chicken liver (चिकन कलेजी (लिवर))

Cuisine : British

Course : Main Course Chicken

Stuffed Roast Chicken

Stuffed Roast Chicken Recipe Card


British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Difficult

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Stuffed Roast Chicken Recipe

  • Whole chicken whole 1 kilogram

  • Chicken liver

  • Butter 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • For Stuffing

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Button mushrooms 5-6

  • Pear 1 medium

  • Apple 1 medium

  • Chicken liver 2

  • Cashewnuts 6-8

  • Walnuts shelled 2 tablespoons

  • Eggs 2

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Bread crumbs 1/2 cup

  • Milk 1/2 cup

  • Butter for basting


Step 1

Take whole chicken with skin. Remove neck and clean the inside. Wash it thoroughly and wipe dry. Apply salt inside and outside.

Step 2

Peel, wash and chop onions. Clean, wash and chop button mushrooms. Wash and grate the pear and apple. Wash and cut chicken liver into small pieces. Chop cashewnuts and walnuts. Break eggs and beat them lightly.

Step 3

Preheat the oven to 200°C.

Step 4

Heat oil in a pan. Add onions, mushrooms and stir. Add grated pear and apple to the onion and mushroom mixture. Add liver and stir. Add salt and pepper powder and stir. Add chopped cashewnuts and walnuts.

Step 5

Place breadcrumbs in a bowl and add milk. Mix well. Add beaten eggs and mix. Add pepper powder and salt to taste. Add to the cooked mixture and mix well.

Step 6

Put the stuffing inside the chicken and press slightly. Tie the legs and fold in the wings.

Step 7

Put the stuffed chicken on a rack and bake in the preheated oven for thirty to forty minutes at 200°C. Baste with butter or oil in between twice or thrice.

Step 8

When done, take it out and let it cool slightly before carving into slices.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.