Christmas Turkey Breast With Orange And Sausage Stuffing

Just because you’re on the road for Christmas doesn’t mean you need to skimp on a fancy cooked meal on Christmas Day!

Armed with just a Jayco slide out kitchen, and a Weber, we caught up with chef Andrew Mirosch who took us through this epic Christmas Turkey recipe.


  • 250g pork sausage meat 
  • 1 onion finely chopped 
  • 1tsp crushed garlic 
  • Zest of 1 orange 
  • 1tsp chopped fresh thyme 
  • 1tsp chopped fresh rosemary 
  • 1tsp chopped fresh garlic chives 
  • Salt and pepper 
  • 1 turkey breast, around 1.5kg 
  • 2 rashers bacon 
  • 1tsp dried Italian herbs 
  • 2 cups combined chopped onions, carrot and celery 
  • Vegetable oil 
  • 4 large potatoes par cooked (boiled) 
  • 8 baby carrots peeled 
  • 50g plain flour 
  • 250ml water 
  • 100g cranberry sauce + extra to serve 
  • 4 pieces broccolini 

The Recipe

  1. Mix sausage meat with onion, garlic, zest, half the fresh herbs and season with salt and pepper. 
  2. Cut a slit in the breast and fill with sausage stuffing. 
  3. Using your fingers, free the skin from the breast and fill with stuffing. 
  4. Wrap breast with bacon rashers and sprinkle with dried herbs. 
  5. Put chopped onion, carrot and celery in a baking dish. Toss in a little oil till coated. 
  6. Place breast on top with par boiled potatoes and baby carrots. 
  7. Cook in Weber or oven at 180C for 1 hour 
  8. Remove breast, potatoes and baby carrots. Keep warm. 
  9. Place pan over heat and add flour. Cook until flour is golden. 
  10. Add water and stir well to remove flour lumps. Add cranberry sauce 
  11. Reduce by half or until thick, then strain. Season well and add remaining fresh herbs. 
  12. Meanwhile, cook broccolini. 
  13. Slice turkey and plate with potatoes, baby carrots and broccolini, drizzled with cranberry gravy. Serve with a side of extra gravy and cranberry sauce. 
Christmas Turkey With Sausage and Orange Stuffing
Christmas Turkey With Sausage and Orange Stuffing

Christmas Turkey Breast With Orange And Sausage Stuffing