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Stuffed Christmas Turkey

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Stuffed Christmas Turkey

On Christmas night it is a tradition in the vast majority of Mexican homes to prepare the stuffed Christmas turkey.  Well, it is a delicious dish that contains many products that are used in many dishes of this time.  Plus, it’s very delicious and everyone loves it.  However, many tend to think that its preparation is cumbersome, but in reality it is easier than you will believe.  Below we will explain the entire recipe so you don’t stop preparing it.


Listed below are all the products you will need to prepare the stuffed Christmas turkey.  In reality, this dish has a moderate cost, which is why it is usually made during the Christmas season.

• 1 large turkey, approximately 4 kilograms.

• 100 grams of butter.

• 100 milliliters of white and red wine.

• 300 grams of chicken, chopped into pieces.

• 100 grams of bacon.

• 100 grams of turkey ham.

• 100 grams of meat ham.

• 1 large apple cut into pieces.

• A pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg.

• 300 grams of prunes.

• 1 tablespoon of cornstarch.


The steps you must follow to prepare the stuffed Christmas turkey are as follows:

Step 1

In a saucepan, mix the chicken and bacon, chopped into pieces.  Then, add the meat and serrano ham and integrate all the ingredients.  Next, add the apple chopped into small pieces and the plum.  Add salt and pepper to taste.

Step 2

Stuff the turkey with the previous mixture and add salt and pepper to the outside.

Step 3

Preheat the oven to 200°C and wrap the whole turkey in aluminum foil and make some holes so that all the steam can escape.

Step 4

Put the turkey to cook in the oven for 2 hours.  In the last hour, remove the aluminum foil to brown.

Step 5

In a saucepan add the butter, red and white wine and place over low heat until the butter melts.  Then, add the turkey broth and sugar.  Then, when the mixture is caramelized, serve it with the turkey, you can place it directly on top of the protein.

To decorate it, you can place lettuce and grapes around the tray to make it more provocative for the diners.  In general terms, you already know all the preparation of the stuffed Christmas turkey. 

This way, you can surprise your family and friends during dinner.  Additionally, you can accompany it with a delicious wine and a dessert of your choice.

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