1.8kg poularde (young fattened hen), 6 ripe tomatoes, Salt, Pepper, 200g mild chillies (or green peppers), 2 thick slices Bayonne ham, 3 garlic cloves, Irouléguy red wine (wine from the Basque region)
Before starting this Poularde Ballotine with Candied Tomatoes recipe, make sure you have organised all the necessary ingredients. Trim, flambé and remove the guts of the poultry. Set the liver and heart aside. Remove all the bones... ... so that you are left with 2 poultry halves. Blanch the tomatoes. Peel the tomatoes. Cut tomato petals. Season with salt and pepper. Place the petals in a baking dish, slightly greased. ...