Stuffed Turkey Breast with Apple and Cranberry Hot Sauce

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 2 hours and 5 minutes
  • 3 servings
Stuffed Turkey Breast with Apple and Cranberry Hot Sauce

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 Cook 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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