Roast Chicken with Hazelnut Stuffing

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

A nice dinner for a smaller group. This will work as well with a turkey if you are entertaining a larger group; just increase the proportions to fit the larger bird.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter and saute onion and celery.
  2. When soft, stir in bread crumbs, hazelnuts, zest, thyme, and bay.
  3. Cook for 2 minutes, then let cool.
  4. Stuff chicken with hazelnut mixture.
  5. Blend the honey, 2 tbs butter, and the nutmeg.
  6. Sprinkle the chicken withsalt and pepper, then brush with the honey mixture.
  7. Roast at 425 degrees for 15 minutes, turn, and roast another 15 minutes.
  8. Reduce the heat to 350 degrees, baste the chicken with juices, and roast 1 hour.
  9. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.
  10. Serve with Cumberland sauce (recipe#33186).


Most Helpful

Love this recipe! Have made it several times exactly as stated.

Rachelnb June 06, 2011

great balance of stuffing ingredients. worked well with walnuts instead of hazels.

clemenszamboni December 28, 2005

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