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Fragrant roast poulet or turkey

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Fragrant roast poulet or turkey

Use a large chicken (poulet), or a turkey if you prefer.


  • 3cm root ginger, peeled
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 spring onions, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • ½ teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 poulet or turkey
  • 1 large bunch fresh thyme


  1. Record the weight of the poulet. You'll need to allow 20 minutes per 500 grams for cooking.
  2. In a food processor, process the ginger, garlic, sugar, spring onions, soy sauce, oil and white pepper until well processed.
  3. Wash then pat the poulet dry with a paper towel, removing the giblets. Place pouleh in a baking dish on top of a large bunch of fresh thyme. Pour marinade over.
  4. Roast at 180ºC for the required amount of time (depending on the size of your poulet).
  5. Remove and cool thoroughly. Serve hot or cold.

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