This is a traditional way to prepare a goose, and by traditional it means fire roasted. The fire is the secret to a great goose, but because the fatty juices drip from the goose it can make a big mess. Make sure you grill indirectly and that you use a drip pan to catch that grease.
Many people feel nervous about cooking a goose for the first time; especially for the all important Christmas dinner, yet this bird is both simple to cook and very tasty. A goose makes a wonderful Christmas bird and offers a nice alternative to turkey. Goose is a traditional festive bird but has not proved as popular as its rival the turkey in recent years. Because geese are grazing birds they are packed with loads of flavor and offer a moist and rich meaty flavor. Unlike turkey it can be served pink and this recipe for stuffed goose is sure to be one that wins compliments at the festive dinner table this year. You will need rich gravy to accompany the goose. Gravy made with the giblets and port works well or you could try accompanying it with a rich orange sauce. Your stuffed goose will deserve to be served with best gravy ever and the following recipe is sure to be a winner. Serve your stuffed goose with crisp, goose fat roasted potatoes; red cabbage and almonds and a generous splash of port gravy. Enjoy! Goose fat is excellent for making the best, crispiest roast potatoes.....ever! And this roast goose recipe will produce enough to keep you going for quite a while! Simply pour the goose fat into a suitable container and refrigerate when cool. The great thing about this easy goose recipe is that all of the above can be done the night before! Simply cover with cling wrap and refrigerate. This roast goose recipe will make the perfect main course for a traditional Christmas Dinner Menu.