Roasted Cornish Hens with Rice Stuffing

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Amy Herald

By
@Meave

This is one of my favorite ways to do cornish hens. Hope you all enjoy it!

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Serves:
4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
2 Hr 20 Min
Method:
Roast

Ingredients

1 small
onion, finely chopped
2/3 c
uncooked regular rice
1/4 c
butter, melted
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 can(s)
cream of chicken soup, undiluted
2 tsp
chives, dried
2 tsp
parsley flakes
1 1/2 c
water
2 tsp
chicken soup base
4
(1-1 1/4 lb.) cornish hens
salt & pepper to taste
melted butter for basting

How to Make Roasted Cornish Hens with Rice Stuffing

Step-by-Step

  • 1Saute onion and rice in 1/4 cup butter, 5 minutes or until onion is transparent and rice is golden. Add lemon juice, soup, chives, parsley, water and bouillon cube and bring to a boil. cover , reduce heat to medium low and cook for 25 minutes.
  • 2Remove giblets from hens; reserve for another use. Rinse hens with cold water and pat dry; sprinkle cavities with salt and pepper.
  • 3Stuff hens with rice mixture and close cavities. Secure with wooden picks and/or baking twine.
  • 4Brush hens with melted butter. Cover and bake at 375 for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake 1 hour and 15 minutes, basting frequently with butter. Yield 4 servings.

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About Roasted Cornish Hens with Rice Stuffing

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American