Graces Whole Stuffed Chicken

Episode 111 - Graces Whole Stuffed Chicken


  • 1 whole Chicken
  • 2 cups Fresh Breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • ½ cup Ham or Bacon (diced)
  • 2 Eggs
  • Salt & Pepper (to taste)
  • Paprika (to rub over chicken)


  1. Bone out chicken, removing the inside frame, leaving the wings and drumsticks intact. (You’ll need a sharp small knife to do this, if you can’t manage ask your butcher to do it for you.)
  2. Lay chicken tummy down and mix all your ingredients together to make the stuffing.
  3. Generously stuff the inside of the chicken and pull back the skin over the stuffing and secure with toothpicks.
  4. Turn the stuffed chicken over onto a baking tray, lined with baking paper.
  5. Rub some salt and sprinkle paprika over the chicken.
  6. Put some water into the dish and cook in a hot over on 180°C for 2 hours and baste occasionally.
  7. Let stand for 15 to 20 minutes before you serve. This is delicious hot or cold.