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Newfie Poutine with JFC Gravy and Turkey Drippings
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Someone asked have you ever tried Newfie Poutine, to which I replied no, what is it? He proceeded to tell me that it was just like a regular Poutine but with Chicken and Stuffing and some add Green Peas. This sparked my curiosity, thinking this is like a Thanksgiving leftover platter, how interesting. So sometime later, my mind thinking about it, I made it and WOW! This is so good. So much comfort when eating this.

This is absolutely one of the best ways to use leftovers after a Turkey Dinner, provided there is still some stuffing left. If not, make some more. You can swap this out with chicken any day of the week. If you have this after a Turkey Dinner, everything is already made for you. So it’s an excellent way to bring together your Leftovers to create another dish.

Newfie Poutine Ingredients

Use only a little of each ingredient. This Newfie Poutine Builds up fast. I use a Cheese blend of shredded Mozzarella & Provolone Cheese at a 3:1 ratio. It’s so much better than just regular Mozzarella Cheese, and the Provolone just gives it that little extra.

The ingredients are

Newfie Poutine with Corn and Peas

Newfie Poutine Toppings

The addition of Green Peas, Waxed Beans, Carrots, Corn, Bacon, Onions, or any other leftovers that might go well with this dish can be placed on top.

French Fries

Use Store bought and Air Fried Fries or Homemade French Fries and deep fried.

Baked Potato Fries

Homemade Fries

Homemade Fries takes a long time to make and needs to be deep fried, but these are really good.

Air Fried French Fries

Air Fryer Fries

Air Fryer Fries can be made instead of Deep Frying and using Store Bought Fries.


Use either Homemade Stuffing or Stovetop to top the Fries.

Bread Stuffing

Homemade Bread Stuffing

Try your hand at some Homemade Bread Stuffing.



Stovetop is just quick and easy.

Newfie Poutine Chicken or Turkey

Leftover Chicken or Turkey is used to top the poutine. That’s what makes this dish so great after the holidays. It uses up the leftovers. Although it doesn’t have to be. This can be enjoyed any time of the year by baking the chicken pieces to be stripped off the bone and used.

Salt & Pepper Seasoned Chicken

Salt & Pepper Chicken

Salt & Pepper Chicken is an excellent recipe for making up some fresh chicken for the Newfie Poutine.

Use 1 Chicken Quarter or 2 Legs for each portion.

Newfie Poutine Gravy

We like to use JAH Frickin Good Chicken Breading to make the gravy. Otherwise, use a standard Chicken or Turkey Gravy.

JFC Gravy

JFC Gravy

Poutine Cheese

Cheese Curds are your traditional Cheese to use on Poutine. However, for us growing up on the East Coast, Shredded Cheese was used too. The shredded cheese blend of High Moisture Saputo Mozzarella & Provolone Cheese at a ratio of 3:1 is fantastic on poutines.

Saputo Mozzarella Cheese

Saputo Mozzarella Cheese

Mozzarella and Provolone 3 to 1

Mozzarella Cheese Blend

Made by combining 3 Cups of Saputo Mozzarella Cheese and 1 Cup of Provolone Cheese.

St Albert Cheese Curds

Cheese Curds

Cheese Curds are your Classic Poutine Cheese and St Albert is excellent.

Babybel Cheese

Babybel Cheese

Babybells also work really well. Just tear up into chunks and set out so that they are at room temp to top the Poutine.

How to make Newfie Poutine

Make sure you have everything ready to go and hot by the time the Fries are done. Stovetop made, Gravy and Chicken or Turkey heated up. Deep Fry or Air Fry the French Fries and assemble the plate.

You don’t need much at all, as this stacks pretty good. It will seem like you are not putting enough on. But only a little of each ingredient is needed.

Air Fryer Fries


Either Deep Fried or Air Fried.

Fries with Chicken

Chicken or Turkey

With leftover Meat or made fresh and stripped off the bone.

Fries Chicken Stovetop


Homemade or Boxed Stovetop.

Newfie Poutine with Shredded Mozza and Provolone


Mozzarella Cheese Blend with 3:1 shredded Mozzarella & Provolone.

Newfie Poutine garnished with parsley

Gravy & Garnish

Use leftover Chicken or Turkey Gravy or use JFC Gravy.

Garnish with Parsley or other Vegetables on top.

Newfie Poutine with JFC Gravy and Turkey Drippings

Newfie Poutine

This is a meal that is usually made the next day with leftovers from a Holiday Turkey. Just reheat the meat, gravy and stovetop. Deep fry the Fries and build a Newfie Poutine.
Servings: 4 portions
Prep5 minutes
Cook 20 minutes


  • 1 Deep Fryer
  • 1 Sauce Pot for the gravy


  • 1 lb. French Fries
  • 1 box Stovetop Stuffing - prepared
  • 1 portion Gravy - prepared
  • 1 lb. Leftover Turkey or Chicken
  • As Desired Mozzarella Cheese Mix - 3:1 Mozzarella Cheese & Provolone
  • Green Peas, Waxed Beans etc… - Optional


  • Deep Fry French Fries and heat up the Gravy & Meat.
  • Place Fries on plate – keep it a small portion. This builds fast.
    Add some warmed Turkey or Chicken Meat. Sprinkle over some warmed Stovetop/Stuffing.
    Add Mozzarella Cheese Blend.
    Pour Gravy over top – Garnish with Parsley, optionally add some cooked Peas, Waxed Beans etc. and serve.


We often use the JFC Gravy, although your standard Chicken or Turkey Gravy can be used too. 
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Maritimer, Newfoundland
Keywords: Gravy and Fries, Leftover Turkey Poutine, Newfie Poutine, Newfoundland Poutine, Poutine, Poutine Recipe
Author: JAH

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