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CORNISH GAME HENS WITH HONEYED RICE STUFFING

Yield: Makes 2 servings.

Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup chopped onion
    • 1/4 cup chopped celery
    • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
    • 1 cup cooked rice (cooked in chicken broth)
    • 1/4 cup raisins
    • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
    • 1½ tablespoons honey
    • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
    • Salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 2 dashes ground black pepper
    • 2 Cornish game hens (about 20 ounces each)
     

Directions

Cook onion and celery in 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat until tender.

Stir in rice, raisins, walnuts, honey, lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, cinnamon, and pepper. 
 
Sprinkle body cavities of hens with salt.

Stuff lightly with rice mixture. Twist wing tips under back; tie legs together.

Place breast side up on rack of roasting pan.

Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter, brush on birds.

Roast at 375 degrees 1¼ to 1½ hours or until tender.

Brush with butter twice as they bake.
 

    Nutrition Facts
    Calories 1515   
    Total Fat 85g 
    Cholesterol 446mg 
    Sodium 1444mg 
    Total Carbohydrate 55g 
    Dietary Fiber 2g 
    Protein 129g
     

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