Cornish Hens Stuffed with Wild Rice

Cornish Hens Stuffed with Wild Rice

Cornish Hens Stuffed with Wild Rice

Ingredients

3/4 cup chopped onion

3/4 cup chopped celery

1/2 cup butter, softened, divided

3 cups cooked rice

3/4 cup raisins

1/3 cup chopped walnuts

3 tablespoons honey

2 tablespoons lemon juice

3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

6 Cornish game hens (20 to 24 ounces each)

Directions

In a large skillet, saute onion and celery in 3 tablespoons butter until tender; remove from the heat.

Stir in the rice, raisins, walnuts, honey, lemon juice, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Stuff hens.

Place on a rack in a large shallow baking pan. Rub remaining butter over skin.

Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 1 hour or until a meat thermometer reads 180°.

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