Poached Turkey with Mushrooms

Preparation info

  • Serves

    20–25

    approx.
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Simply Delicious 2

Simply Delicious 2

By Darina Allen

Published 1990

  • About

A great dish for a party, it may be made up ahead and reheated.

Ingredients

  • 1 × 10 lbs (4.5 kg) turkey (preferably free-range)
  • 2 large carrots

Method

Put the turkey into a large saucepan. Pour in the chicken stock or water, add 2 large sliced carrots, 2 onions cut into quarters, 2 sticks of celery, the bouquet garni and some peppercorns. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer on top of the stove or in a moderate oven, 180°C/350°F/re