Cornish Game Hens with Rice Stuffing

Cornish Game Hens with Rice Stuffing My mother used to make this for Easter dinner. The rice stuffing is a perfect partner for the hens. Packaged wild rice mix can be used as well.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 20 mins

    COOK : 1 hr 50 mins

    TOTAL : 2 hrs 10 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the almonds, onion, and uncooked wild rice. Saute 5 to 10 minutes. Mix in the water, chicken bouillon cube, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and cook 45 minutes until rice is tender and easily fluffed with a fork.

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  • Season the Cornish game hens inside and out with salt, and stuff with the rice mixture. Place the hens breast side up on a rack in a baking pan. Brush with 1/4 cup melted butter.

  • Cover the baking pan, and cook the hens 30 minutes in the preheated oven. Uncover, and continue cooking 1 hour, or until the hens are no longer pink and the juices run clear.

Per Serving: 397 calories; protein 15.8g; carbohydrates 11.3g; fat 32.3g; cholesterol 128.9mg; sodium 1341.1mg.