Adding soft apricots to sausage meat creates a turkey stuffing that offers a delightful sweetness and a unique flavour. This recipe makes enough stuffing for a 6 kg turkey.
- 1 Food processor
- 1 large mixing bowl
- 1 kg minced pork
- 250 g soft apricots
- 3 clove garlic
- 2 cm root ginger
- 1 whole red chilli
- 1 tsp salt
- ½ tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp dried sage
- 1 tsp fresh thyme
- 1 tsp fresh rosemary
- 1 tsp dried marjoram
- ½ tsp dried fennel seeds
- Place the apricots, ginger, garlic, red chilli, fresh rosemary and thyme in a food processor and turn into thick textured paste
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the minced pork with the blended paste and all the seasonings.
- Use your hands to mix the ingredients thoroughly. Ensure that the blended paste and seasonings are evenly distributed throughout the meat.
- Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let the mixture sit in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavours to meld.
- Use the sausage meat in your desired recipes. Form it into ball or sausage shapes, use it as a stuffing for poultry, or incorporate it into dishes like sausage rolls.
Feel free to experiment with the ratios and ingredients to create a sausage meat that suits your taste and the specific dish you have in mind.