Chicken Ballotine

*This recipe was created for 24 servings. To adjust the serving quantity, enter a new yield (24 to 1,000 servings) then click resize. As with any recipe, changing the quantity may affect flavor intensity. Please adjust ingredients according to your taste.

Ingredients Quantities
Vegetable oil 2 tbsp
each, Diced onions, zucchini, tomato, black beans and orange juice 2 cups
Cooked rice 8 cups
Smouldering Smoked Applewood 780 g 3/4 cups
Chicken legs, deboned 24 pieces


1. In a large sauté pan on medium-high heat add oil, onions and zucchini and sauté for 3 minutes. Cool. 2. In a large bowl combine zucchini, onion, black beans, tomato, orange juice, rice and ½ cup (125 mL) seasoning; mix well. 3. Evenly divide the stuffing mixture between the chicken, fold up sides and turn over onto parchment lined baking trays. Wrap each stuffed leg with oiled strips of parchment. 4. Sprinkle remaining seasoning onto chicken and roast in 350°F (180°C) oven until internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).

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