Wild Rice Stuffed Cornish Game Hens With Caraway Cream Sauce

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

This recipe came from Bon Appetit many years ago. It's my Dad's all time favorite.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt two tablespoons butter in nonstick saucepan. Saute mushrooms and scallions until soft, about 10 minutes. Add sausage and saute until done, about 3 minutes. Remove from pan and set mixture aside. Reduce heat to low, add chopped giblets, 1-3/4 cups broth, wild rice, wine and basil. Season with salt and pepper. Cook until liquid is absorbed, 25-40 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Remove stuffing from heat and stir in half the mushroom mixture; set the remainder aside. Stuff hens with stuffing and brush them generously with melted butter. Roast 1-1/4 hours, basting frquently with butter.
  3. Sauce: Melt 1/4 cup butter in saucepan. Combine flour & caraway seed and whisk into butter. Cook until well blended, about 3 minutes. Add whipping cream and 1/2 cup chicken broth. Add 1 cup pan juices and cook several minutes; add reserved mixture and pass sauce with hens.