Turkey Breakfast Strips And Chestnut Stuffing

Turkey Breakfast Strips And Chestnut Stuffing

PREP: 25 Minutes COOK: 2- 4 Hours SERVES: 6-8 people


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Heat frying pan to medium heat. Add in turkey breakfast strips and let cook for about 10-15 minutes, stirring frequently so the fat begins to render, and the cubes get crisp.
  3. Place cooked Butterball stuffing into a medium-size bowl. Add chestnuts and crispy turkey breakfast strips and mix well.
  4. Assemble turkey by gently pulling the skin up off the breast then place a slice of orange inside and push to the front of the bird. Repeat until there is a row of oranges slices. Add sage leaves and slices of garlic with the oranges. Repeat another row of orange slices, sage and garlic until full.
  5. Stuff the turkey with the turkey breakfast strips and chestnut stuffing. Before baking, rub the skin of the turkey in a mixture of kosher salt, fresh cracked black pepper, and vegetable oil.
  6. Cook until meat thermometer reads internal temperature 180°F/82°C in the thigh and 165°F / 74°C in the center of the stuffing.


1 5-6 kg Butterball Whole Frozen Turkey
4 garlic cloves, sliced widthwise
10 sage leaves
2 small oranges
3 tbsp kosher salt
2 tbsp fresh cracked pepper
3 tbsp vegetable oil
1 pkg Butterball Homestyle Stuffing
1 cup, or 8 strips of Butterball Turkey Breakfast Strips, julienned
⅔ cup cooked chestnuts, chopped