Roast chicken stuffed with mandarins and millet

Roast chicken stuffed with mandarins and millet

A fried chicken stuffed with millet and mandarins or tangerines is an unusual and impressive dish that adds luster and shine to any festive table.


  • 1 chicken for roasting
  • 100 g of millet
  • 300 g mandarins or tangerines
  • 500 g of pumpkin
  • 100 g of olives
  • 100 g of butter
  • 100 ml buckwheat honey
  • 1 tbsp of sea salt
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon


The "highlight" in this recipe is the millet stuffing. It blends well with the aroma of the chicken, the mandarins add a pleasant acidity and the pumpkin a mild sweetness. Olives and nuts complete the complex filling. This astonishing combination guarantees a true taste explosion! Such a side dish surprises your guests and complements the juicy meat of the chicken perfectly.

By the way, mandarins can be replaced by oranges or sour apples. If you do not like olives, you can skip them or replace them with prunes. The stuffed roast chicken with crispy crust and tender meat will be incredibly aromatic and delicious under any circumstances.

Roast chicken stuffed with mandarins and millet, detailed photo recipe

2 hours

1. Cover millet with 250 ml water and boil over medium flame.

2. Add half a pumpkin to the millet.

3. Cook until tender and add half of the butter.

4. Cut mandarins with the shell into pieces.

5. Mix millet, pumpkin, mandarins and black olives, season with salt and cinnamon.

6. Add walnuts.

7. Stir.

8. Stuff chicken mit the mixture.

9. Brush chicken with the rest of the butter and honey. Close the opening with tooth picks, so the stuffing stays inside.

10. Bake the chicken with pumpkin slices and zucchini for 1 hour and 20 minutes at 160-180 °C in the oven. Turn around once during this time. Important The skin immediately gets a dark hue. This comes from the buckwheat honey blend and is perfectly normal

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