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Stuffed Cornish Hens

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Ingredients:

  • 1 package long-grain and wild rice mix, 6 ounces
  • 3/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 can (about 4 ounces) chopped mushrooms, drained
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 4 Cornish game hens (approximately 1 pound each)

Preparation:

Directions for stuffed Cornish hens
Cook rice according to package directions; cool. Add celery, chopped mushrooms, chopped apricots, butter, and soy sauce; toss lightly to mix. Stuff hens; place in roasting pan. Roast, loosely covered at 375° for 30 minutes. Remove cover and continue roasting Cornish hens for about 60 minutes, or until done. Baste Cornish hens with butter during last 30 minutes, if desired.
Stuffed Cornish hens recipe serves 4.

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 4 out of 5
another alternative, Member goldenabe

I deboned my cornish hens from the back (find the technique on youtube or maybe even here). I used dried cranberries, toasted pine nuts, wild rice (cooked on the side) onions and sliced button mushrooms for my stuffing (Sweat the onions in butter and then add the other stuff and then let it cool). Stuffed the birds and trussed them and bake them as above recipe. I also roasted the bones with onions, celery and carrots added chicken broth and water let it simmer and I added some cornstarch and tomato paste, strained it and adjusted seasoning (the sauce). I served it with braised fennel and potatoes baked in a mixture of beef and chicken broth basted with butter. If anyone needs exact recipes let me know.

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