Emeril's Chorizo Stuffed Chicken

Recipe by Xexe383
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READY IN: 3mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In a large saute pan, heat the oil.
  • When the oil is hot, brown the ground pork and chorizo for about 3 minutes.
  • Add the onions, celery, and bell peppers and saute for 5 minutes, or until the vegetables are wilted.
  • Place the bread in a large glass rectangular baking dish and cover with the chicken stock over the bread.
  • Soak the bread for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Remove the bread from the stock and squeeze each slice of bread, reserve the remaining stock.
  • Combine the bread and remaining stock with the Sauteed mixture.
  • Mix well.
  • Season the dressing with salt, cayenne and a pinch of crushed red pepper.
  • Stir in the parsley.
  • Cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and cool completely.
  • After the mixture has cooled, stir in the egg.
  • Season the entire chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Stuff the cavity of the chicken with the stuffing.
  • Using butchers twine, tie the chicken to secure the cavity, legs and wings.
  • Place the chicken in the oven and roast for about 1 hour.
  • Reduce the heat to 375 degrees F and continue to cook for 1 hour or until the meat starts to fall of the bones and the juices run clear.
  • Remove the chicken from the oven and carve the chicken into serving portions.
  • Serve the roasted chicken with the stuffing.
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