Recipes

Roast Stuffed Chicken

10 Servings

Dinners

1 HR 50 MIN

Prep

0-15 mins

Cook

1 HR 40 MIN

Calories

480

Ingredients

1-1/2 cups

hot water

3 tbsp

margarine or butter, cut up

1 

whole chicken or capon (5 lb.)

1/4 tsp

dried thyme leaves or dried tarragon leaves

Instructions

Step 1

Heat oven to 325°F.

Step 2

Mix hot water and margarine in large bowl until margarine is melted. Add stuffing mix; stir just until moistened. Set aside. (Do not stuff chicken until ready to bake.)

Step 3

Stuff chicken lightly with prepared stuffing; close openings with skewers and string. Place, breast-side up, on rack in baking pan; sprinkle with thyme.

Step 4

Bake 1 hour 40 min. or until chicken is done (165°F) and stuffing is heated through (165ºF), basting occasionally with pan juices.