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Bacon, macadamia and apricot stuffed turkey

Bacon, macadamia and apricot stuffed turkey
2H 30M
2H 50M



1.Heat a non-stick frying pan on high. Sauté’ bacon for 4-5 minutes until crisp. Drain on paper towel.
2.Heat oil in same pan on high. Sauté’ onion and garlic for 4-5 minutes until tender. Add wine, stirring, until almost evaporated.
3.Stir through apricot and currants. Allow mixture to cool.
4.Place breadcrumbs in a bowl. Add nuts, bacon, onion mixture, egg and herbs. Season to taste. Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C.
5.Rinse turkey under cold water and pat dry with paper towel. Place on a board. Press stuffing into cavity of turkey and secure with a skewer. Tie legs together and tuck wings underneath. Place on a rack in a baking dish. Rub skin with oil and season to taste. Pour 2 cup water into pan. Cover with foil.
6.Bake for 1 1/2 hours. Remove foil. Bake for a further 40-45 minutes until juices run clear when the thickest part of the thigh is pierced with a knife.
7.Serve turkey carved with accompaniments of your choice.

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