Turkey stuffing Cuban style

Turkey Stuffing (Cuban Version 2)
by Cuban Chef

Serves: 12

A gourmet version of the Cuban turkey stuffing


Reduce chicken stock in a saucepan over med-high heat to 1 cup.

Heat olive oil in a heavy-bottom sauté pan or skillet & add the onion, garlic, celery, carrot, bell pepper, corn & chorizo. Sauté for 10 min, stirring occ, till the celery & onion are soft.

Stir in crumbled cornbread & reduced chicken stock till thoroughly mixed together. Season w/salt & pepper to taste & stir in the scallions & thyme.

Remove the pan form the heat & set aside to cool completely, till you are ready to stuff your turkey. If you choose not to stuff the bird, bake in a casserole dish at 350F for 1 hr, covered.

NOTE: Yield = 10-12 servings / enough to stuff a 20-25 lb turkey.


2 cups chicken stock or 2 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup olive oil
1 small onion (cut in a 1/2-in dice)
3 garlic cloves (minced)
1 stalk celery (cut in a 1/2-in dice)
1/2 cup carrot (diced)
1 red bell pepper (seeded & cut in a 1/2-in dice)
2 cups fresh corn kernels (approx 4 ears)
1 lb chorizo sausage (cut in a 1/2-in dice) or 1 lb salami (cut in a 1/2-in dice)
1 lb cornbread (crumbled)
salt & pepper
1 bunch scallion (chopped)
2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves (chopped)