The One Pan Christmas Dinner Guide From Dexam
The trend of one pan cooking has been on the rise and celebrity chefs such as Jamie Oliver are forever shouting their praises about this new style of cooking. The popularity behind one pan cooking is high, not only because of the reduced amount of washing up that is accumulated at the end but also due to the intense flavours that are generated.
When you cook a whole meal together in your cast iron pan, the different juices from the ingredients will all run and blend together, creating an intense and deep flavour in the final product.
At Dexam we have previously talked about the joy we had when we cooked our Sunday fry-up in our Chasseur cast iron frying pan, now we want to try to convince you to attempt your annual Christmas Dinner in one roasting pan.
Using your Chasseur roasting pan, cooking with one pan takes skill and timing is a key, but the final result is worth the attention to detail. With this in mind, why not try something a little different this year, and try a one pan Christmas dinner?
Ingredients for the One Pan Christmas Dinner
1 whole turkey breast
4 tablespoons of olive oil
6 crushed garlic cloves
4 tablespoons of fresh chopped parsley leaves
1 tablespoon of thyme leaves
1 teaspoon of paprika
2 teaspoons of salt
½ teaspoon of black pepper
2 tablespoons of olive oil
6 sweet potatoes
236ml of chicken stock
Method for the one pan Christmas Dinner:
Start by preheating the oven to 200°C.
In a roasting pan lined with baking paper, place the turkey in with the skin facing up. Pierce the skin of the turkey with a fork.
Combine the olive oil with the garlic, parsley, thyme, paprika and salt and pepper in a small mixing bowl. When you have mixed the ingredients all together, take half of the mixture and rub over the turkey breast.
Pour an extra 2 tablespoons of olive oil onto the baking paper and turn the turkey over so that the skin is now touching the baking paper.
Cook the sweet potatoes, potatoes and the other vegetables that you choose in your roasting tray alongside the turkey. Make sure before cooking your vegetables to rub the remaining seasoning mix over the top before seasoning with salt and pepper.
Cover the roasting tray with aluminium foil and leave to roast in the oven for 2 hours.
Remove the roasting pan from the oven and uncover before flipping the turkey and placing back into the oven to grill uncovered for another 30 minutes until the skin of the turkey has turned crispy.
Once the skin of the turkey has turned crispy and it has been completely cooked, you can remove the tray from the oven and leave to rest before serving.