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Glazed Cornish Hens

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For wild rice stuffing
  Frozen rock cornish hens 6 Pound, thawed (4 In Number, 1 1/2 Pounds Each)
  Cold water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chicken broth 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 8 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Spicy jelly glaze 2 Tablespoon
  Parsley 2 Teaspoon (If Desired)

1. Prepare Wild Rice Stuffing. Heat oven to 425°F.
2. Remove giblets from inside of each hen; discard giblets or reserve for another use. Rinse hens with cold water; drain on paper toweling. Stuff body cavity of each hen with 1/2 cup of the Wild Rice Stuffing; place remaining stuffing in greased 1 -quart baking dish. Pour broth over stuffing in dish; cover and reserve.
3. Close body of each hen with metal skewers. Tie legs of each hen together. Rub hens with salt and pepper; brush outside of each with 1 tablespoon of the melted butter. Place hens, breast-side up, in shallow roasting pan. Add 1/4 cup water to pan.
4. Roast until hens are tender, about 1 hour. Baste hens with remaining butter every 15 minutes during roasting. While hens are roasting, prepare Spiced Jelly Glaze.
5. About 25 minutes before hens are done, place reserved stuffing in oven; bake, covered, until done, 20 to 25 minutes.
6. Place hens on serving plates; brush with glaze. Garnish hens with parsley and pass remaining glaze.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6374 Calories from Fat 4299

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 479 g736.9%

Saturated Fat 167.5 g837.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3007.1 mg1002.4%

Sodium 2839.2 mg118.3%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.35 g1.4%

Sugars 16.2 g

Protein 468 g936.7%

Vitamin A 135.6% Vitamin C 44.8%

Calcium 35.7% Iron 121.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Glazed Cornish Hens Recipe