Roasted Cornish Hens with Rice Stuffing

1
Amy H.

By
@Meave

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

  1. Saute 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.
  2. Remove giblets from hens; reserve for another use. Rinse hens with cold water and pat dry; sprinkle cavities with salt and pepper.
  3. Stuff hens with rice mixture and close cavities. Secure with wooden picks and/or baking twine.
  4. Brush 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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