Turkey roll with Christmas crumble topping and sage and onion stuffing

Dry, tasteless turkey be gone! Tom Kerridge shows you how to make a really moist, flavourful turkey roast with all the trimmings.

Tom Kerridge Recipes

By Tom Kerridge
From Tom Kerridge Cooks Christmas


For the crumble topping

  • 100g/3½oz pork scratchings
  • 100g/3½oz sourdough bread, broken into pieces and baked until crisp
  • 100g/3½oz shelled pistachios, roughly chopped
  • 50g/1¾oz dried cranberries, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 orange, zest only

For the stuffing mix

  • 800g/1lb 12oz sausage meat
  • 400g/14oz onion, finely chopped and fried until translucent, cooled
  • 100g/3½oz cooked and peeled chestnuts, finely chopped
  • 160g/5½oz fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 bunch fresh sage, chopped
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 100g/3½oz dried cranberries
  • 1 tbsp juniper berries, crushed
  • 20 rashers smoked streaky bacon (approximately 250-300g/9-10½oz)

For the turkey

  • 2-2.2kg/4lb 8oz-5lb boneless and skinless turkey breast
  • 140g/5oz brown sauce
  • bread sauce, to serve

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