Turkey with Filling

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
3 h.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
8
For the turkey
1
kitchen-ready turkey
1 bunch
500 grams
1
Lemon (julienned)
For the filling
2 tablespoons
1 teaspoon
freshly grated Ginger root
2
Lemongrass stalks (hard parts removed, minced)
1
Onion (peeled and chopped)
3
Garlic cloves (peeled and chopped)
1
red Chile pepper (seeded and minced)
175 grams
1
small Mango (peeled, pitted and chopped)
2 teaspoons
freshly chopped cilantro leaf
freshly ground Pepper
1
2 tablespoons

Preparation steps

1.

Preheat oven to 190°C (approximately 350°F).

For the filling: Peel and trim carrots, set aside.

Heat oil in a pan, add ginger and lemongrass and cook for 2 minutes. Add onion, garlic and chile and cook for another 5 minutes, until onion is soft. Remove from heat and combine remaining filling ingredients. Stuff filling into turkey and secure with kitchen twine. Shape remaining filling into balls and bake for 20 minutes. 

2.

For the turkey: Stuff half a bunch of cilantro and lemon wedges into the turkey. Weigh turkey and cook for about 15 minutes per 450 grams (approximately 1 pound). 

3.

Place turkey, breast-side down, in a greased roasting pan and roast according to weight. Add carrot to pan 30 minutes before the end of cooking. 

4.

Remove finished turkey and cover with aluminum foil, let rest for about 15 minutes. 

Carve turkey and serve with filling.