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Christmas Turkey

Makes: 6-8
5kg Turkey
1loaf Broiche
2 stalk Celery
1stick Carrot
1can Luncheon meat
1nos Orange
2tsp Salt
1tsp Black Pepper
1tsp Cajun spice
2tbsp Cooking oil
Recipe preparation
In the kitchen:
  • Wash and dab dry turkey with paper towels.
  • Then season Turkey with salt, pepper and cajun spice.
  • Next, cut brioche into 2cm cubes and toast for 10minutes at 180°C.
  • Cut celery, carrots and luncheon meat into 2cm cubes, segment the orange and mix with toasted brioche.
  • Stuff cavity of turkey with the stuffing and tie the 2 ends of the drumstick using some butcher string.
  • Lastly, brush cooking oil over surface of turkey and put in baking tray.
At the barbecue:
  • Prepare the barbecue for Indirect heat approx. 180°C. If using a charcoal barbecue, you need 3/4 a chimney starter of lit briquettes.
  • Preheat Grill for 20mins with lid down.
  • Place turkey inside grill and roast for 120minutes at 180°C or till internal temperature reaches 74°C.
  • Remove from grill and rest for 15 minutes before serving.