Roast Chicken With Apple and Grape Stuffing

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 2 hours
  • 4 servings

Our roasted chicken can very easily be a Christmas dish. We stuffed it in a twofold manner. First, we filled it right under its skin, with a sweet and salty mix made with honey, walnuts and goat cheese. Then we’ve stuffed it the old way with some apples and red grapes. De-li-cious!

Ingredients Needed for Roast Chicken With Apple and Grape Stuffing

1 tablespoon honey
½ cup walnuts
8 ounces of goat cheese
1 fresh rosemary sprig, chopped
1 whole chicken
salt
pepper
5 garlic cloves
1 apple, wedged
8 ounces of red grapes
2 tablespoons of melted butter
2 cups of apple cider

How to Cook Roast Chicken With Apple and Grape Stuffing

  1. Put a skillet over low heat and add the honey and the walnuts. Stir and cook them until the honey starts sizzling.
  2. Use a bowl to add the goat cheese, honey cooked nuts, and rosemary. Mix them.
  3. Put the chicken in a baking dish and start to loosen its skin to make room in there for some filling. Salt it and pepper it.
  4. Fill the space under the chicken’s skin with the goat cheese mix. Reserve around 1-2 tablespoons of the mixture for later.
  5. Stuff the chicken with the rest of the mix, adding also the garlic, 1/2 wedged apple and half of red grapes.
  6. Place the remaining grapes alongside the chicken. Add the apple. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Use a brush to coat the chicken with the melted butter. Spread the rest of the goat cheese mix on top of the chicken and truss it.
  8. Roast the chicken for 90 minutes at 350⁰ F/175⁰ C.
  9. Pour the apple cider into a cooking pot and bring it to a boil.
  10. Pour it over the roasted chicken just after removing it from the oven.

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