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Chai Stuffing Recipe

Two big holidays, Thanksgiving and Christmas, are just around the corner, and as we all know, it’s typical to celebrate both with tons of delicious food! I always try to shake our holiday meals up by trying one or two new recipes each year. This year, we’re going to try a recipe for Chai stuffing! This recipe is simple and includes my family’s favorite Chai Spice tea, so there’s no way I can go wrong. If you love Chai tea, this recipe is just the thing for you!

Indian Spiced Chai
Indian Spiced Chai

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 7 1/2 oz unseasoned bread cubes
  • 4 Chai Spice teabags
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup celery
  • 1/2 cup green onions
  • 1 green apple, diced
  • 1/2 cup shallots
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Chicken stock as needed

Here’s what to do:

  1. Allow the Chai teabags to steep for 5 minutes in a half cup (1/2 cup) of boiling water. Remove the teabags.
  2. Combine the olive oil, celery, onions, apple and shallot in a medium sauce pan. Cook the mixture over medium heat until soft.
  3. Combine your sauteed vegetables, bread crumbs, eggs, salt, pepper, water and Chai Spice concentrate in a large bowl. Mix well. If more moisture is desired add the chicken stock as needed.
  4. Spread the mixture in a shallow baking dish and bake at 300 degrees for approximately 30 minutes. The stuffing should be served immediately for best flavor experience.

The stuffing can be served as a side dish or as a meat stuffing. You can also make your own additions to this recipe. Add cranberries, finely chopped walnuts or your family’s favorites to change both the texture and flavor. Enjoy!

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One response to “Chai Stuffing Recipe”

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