Turkey Breast Stuffed with Sausage, Fennel, and Figs


1-Expel bone from turkey.* Place every turkey bosom, skin side down, between two bits of plastic wrap. Utilizing the level side of a meat hammer and working from the middle to the edges, pound daintily to an even thickness. Dispose of plastic wrap. Sprinkle turkey bosoms equitably with the 1/2 teaspoon salt and the 1/2 teaspoon pepper.

2-For stuffing, expel housings from hotdog, if show. In a medium bowl consolidate frankfurter, onions, figs, and fennel seeds. Lay one bosom, skin side down, on a work surface. Spoon stuffing on turkey; top with the second bosom, skin side up. Tie in a few spots with overwhelming 100-percent-cotton kitchen string or secure with metal sticks. Rub oil over skin; sprinkle with the 1/4 teaspoon salt and the 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

3-For a charcoal barbecue, organize medium-hot coals around a dribble skillet. Test for medium warmth above container. Place turkey on flame broil rack over dish. Cover and flame broil for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until the point that turkey is never again pink (170 degrees F) and focal point of stuffing registers 165 degrees F. (For a gas flame broil, preheat barbecue. Diminish warmth to medium. Change for backhanded cooking. Place turkey on barbecue rack over the burner that is killed. Flame broil as coordinated.)

4-Expel turkey from barbecue. Cover with thwart; let remain for 10 minutes before cutting.


You may want to ask the butcher to remove the turkey breast bones for you.


  • 22 1/2 pounds bone-in turkey breasts* or 2 boneless, skin-on turkey breast halves
  • 1/2teaspoon salt
  • 1/2teaspoon black pepper
  • 1pound bulk or link sweet Italian sausage
  • 1 1/2cups thinly sliced green onions (12)
  • 2/3cup snipped dried figs
  • 1 1/2teaspoons fennel seeds
  • 2tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4teaspoon salt
  • 1/4teaspoon black pepper
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