Pistachio Crusted Cornish Game Hens

Total Time
1hr 15mins
5 mins
1 hr 10 mins

A plump juicy game hen crusted with pistachios and parmesan cheese. I like to stuff mine with Stovetop sourdough bread stuffing as well. I've noticed that when stuffed, the birds stay much more moist.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a food processor crush pistachios until crumb-like.
  3. Mix grated parmesan cheese and pistachios in a small bowl.
  4. In an 8 x 8 casserole dish baste the game hen with the melted butter.
  5. Pat the pistachio mixture onto the bird, covering entirely.
  6. Bake at 350°F for 1 hr 10 minutes.
  7. Internal temperature of bird should be 175-180°F.