Turkey Roast with Dates and Clementines

Turkey Roast with Dates and Clementines

  • Preparation 50 min
  • Cooking 2 h 30 min
  • Sinking 12 h
  • Servings 1
  • Makes 8 servings

Turkey is a staple at the holiday table. This year, pretty-up your bird by adding diced dates and clementine peel as a garnish, with a side of brandy gravy.

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Ingredients

  • Turkey Roast

    • 3 tbsp salt
    • 1 tbsp sugar
    • 8 cups (2 litres) water
    • 1 deboned turkey roast, about 4 lb (1.8 kg), with the skin
  • Stuffing

    • 1 clementine
    • 6 garlic cloves, peeled
    • 2 celery stalks, chopped
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 1/3 cup (75 g) butter
    • 1/4 lb (115 g) ground pork
    • 1 pinch ground cloves
    • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) white wine
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) chicken broth
    • 2 tbsp breadcrumbs
  • Sauce

    • 1 shallot, chopped
    • 1 garlic clove, chopped
    • 3 tbsp butter
    • 1/4 cup (35 g) toasted flour
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) brandy
    • 2 cups (500 ml) chicken broth
    • 1 pinch ground cloves
    • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • Garnish

    • 1/2 cup (75 g) pitted dates, cut into small dice
    • 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped

Preparation

  • Turkey Roast

  • Stuffing

  • Sauce

  • Garnish

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