Stuffed Turkey Breast With Apple and Cranberry Hot Sauce

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 2 hours and 5 minutes
  • 3 servings

Even though they host Thanksgiving at their place, some people aren’t that much into following the whole tradition shebang. We get that: stuffing and then roasting a huge turkey implies a whole lot of elbow grease. If you’re one of them, try some of our just-some-parts-of-the-turkey recipes. This turkey breast stuffed with cooked veggies is topped with a special sauce made with cooked apple and cranberries.

Ingredients Needed for Stuffed Turkey Breast With Apple and Cranberry Hot Sauce

    1 tablespoon butter
    1 onion, chopped
    1 celery stalk, finely sliced
    ½ cup wild rice
    1 cup water
    ½ cup goji berries
    3 tablespoons of sour cream
    1 pound turkey breast
    15 bacon slices
    3 tablespoons of vegetable oil
    1 apple, peeled and diced
    1 cup cranberry sauce
    1 teaspoon chili flakes
    1 teaspoon garam masala powder
    1.25 inches of ginger root, peeled and chopped in 4 – 5 pieces
    ¼ cup orange juice

How to Make Stuffed Turkey Breast With Apple and Cranberry Hot Sauce

  • Melt the butter in a skillet, add 1/2 chopped onion and the chopped celery, stir and fry until tender. Season with some salt and pepper.
  • Add the brown rice and water, cover the pan and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Add the goji and stir it in. Add the sour cream, mix, and make sure the rice is cooked through. Set aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F / 175 degrees C.
  • Stuffing the turkey breast:
  • Place the turkey breast on your cutting board, butterfly it, then add the rice mixture on one half of it.
  • Fold the other half over the coated one then cover the whole stuffed turkey breast with slices of bacon.
  • Season the whole thing with salt and pepper.
  • Place the stuffed turkey breast in a baking dish. Drizzle about 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil over it and bake for 45 minutes.
  • The sauce:
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet and start frying the diced apple, while stirring often.
  • Add 1/2 cup (125 ml) of cranberry sauce, the remaining onion, chili flakes, garam masala powder, ginger, and orange juice. Keep stirring while you add the ingredients.
  • As the mix starts bubbling up add the rest of the cranberry sauce and mix. Cover the pan and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the ginger pieces from the pan using a pair of kitchen tweezers and set the pan aside.
  • Serve the stuffed turkey sliced on a plate together with some cranberry sauce.

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