Leftover turkey fricassee

Make the most of leftover roast turkey with this creamy fricassee. It's delicious served with potatoes or pasta, and ideal for using up turkey from Christmas dinner

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 707
  • fat 45g
  • saturates 24g
  • carbs 5g
  • sugars 2g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 65g
  • salt 1g


  • 50g butter
  • 100g chestnut or button mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 100ml white wine or dry sherry
  • 200ml chicken or turkey stock
  • 150ml double cream or crème fraîche
  • 800g leftover boneless cooked turkey, chopped into chunks or shredded
  • small bunch of parsley, chopped (optional)


  1. Heat the butter in a deep frying or sauté pan until sizzling, then add the mushrooms and fry for 4-5 mins until softened. Sprinkle over the flour and stir until a paste forms. Cook for a few more minutes.  

  2. Splash in the wine or sherry and let it bubble for a minute, then stir in the stock and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and stir in the cream. Season, then stir in the turkey. Simmer until the turkey is heated through, then remove from the heat and stir in the parsley, if using. Serve with pasta, mash or rice. 

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