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roasted cornish hens with rice stuffing

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a recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

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

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serves 4
prep time 30 Min
cook time 2 Hr 20 Min
method Roast

Ingredients For roasted cornish hens with rice stuffing

  • 1 sm
    onion, finely chopped
  • 2/3 c
    uncooked regular rice
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 can
    cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 2 tsp
    chives, dried
  • 2 tsp
    parsley flakes
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 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

  • 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.