Stuffed Marmalade Chicken with Baked Apples

Recipe serves:6 to 7 | Preparation Time:20 Minutes | Cooking Time:45 Minutes


1 whole chicken

1 onion, chopped

4 apples (3 chopped & 1 whole)

¾ cup marmalade

2 Knorr Seasoning Cubes

1 teaspoon turmeric

1 tablespoon chilli powder

4 tablespoons Butter

100ml apple juice

½ cup bread crumbs

½ cup raisins, chopped

½ cup cashew nuts, chopped

½ cup parsley, chopped

1 tablespoon dried sage

Salt and crushed pepper to taste


1. Melt butter in a pan and add Knorr Seasoning Cubes. Quickly take off from fire.

2. Pour the butter mixture over the chicken. Add turmeric, chilli powder, crushed pepper and marmalade. Rub this marinade well around the chicken and inside the cavity.

3. In a bowl mix up raisins, cashew nuts, onion, parsley, sage, bread crumbs and chopped apples. Lightly season with salt and pepper.

4. Stuff chicken with the above filling and pin and secure the opening with a toothpick.

5. Place the chicken in a baking tray and pour the remaining marinade and stuffing into the tray.

6. Cut the whole apple into slices or wedges and place them around the chicken. Then pour in the apple juice.

7. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200 C° for 40- 45 minutes till the chicken is cooked.

8. While baking, baste the chicken with marmalade using a brush.

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Chef's Tip:

You can substitute apple juice with 1 cup of red wine for additional flavour.