Stuffed Cornish Game Hens

Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Simple but elegant dish featuring games hens with a wild rice stuffing. Perfect romantic dinner for you and a special someone!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400.
  2. Season hens inside and out with salt & pepper. Set aside.
  3. In a small pan, sautee almonds, onions and rice in butter for 5-10 minutes. Stir frequently.
  4. Add water, boullion, lemon and salt. Bring to a boil to dissolve boullion. Reduce heat, cover and simmer slowly for 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
  5. Stir in mushrooms.
  6. Lightly stuff birds with stuffing.
  7. Place breast side up in a shallow baking pan. Brush with melted butter and roast uncovered at 400 for 30 minutes.
  8. Cover and roast an additional hour or until drumstick can be twisted easily in socket.
  9. Brush with butter during last 15 minutes.
  10. Serve with white wine.
Most Helpful

5 5

This is really tasty. I used a brown rice/wild rice blend so had to cook the rice longer. I had extra rice so baked it in a small casserole the last 1/2 hour with the hens. Would be good with pecans in stead of almonds, also, and instead of mushrooms, maybe some dried cranberries. Made for My 3 Chefs game.