Rice-Stuffed Cornish Game Hens

Total Time
2hrs
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Season cornish hens inside and out with salt and pepper; place breast up on rack in shallow baking pan.
  2. In a small saucepan, cook nuts, onion and rice in butter for 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Add water, bouillon cube, and lemon juice; bring to boiling, stirring to dissolve bouillon cube.
  4. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  5. Stir in the drained mushrooms.
  6. Lightly stuff birds with rice mixture.
  7. Brush with melted butter.
  8. Roast uncovered in a 400 degree oven for 30 minutes.
  9. Tent with aluminum foil and roast for 1 hour longer, or until drumsticks can be easily twisted in their sockets.
  10. Brush birds with melted butter for the last 15 minutes of roasting time.

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