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Cornish Hens Stuffed with Wild Rice

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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)

Details

Adapted from freerecipenetwork.com

Preparation

Step 1

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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