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Rock Cornish Hens Stuffed with Chicken Livers

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  Rock cornish hens 4
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bacon slices 8
  Minced onion 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Chicken livers 1⁄2 Pound, chopped
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
  White bread slice 4 , torn into fine crumbs
  Sage 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Clean and dry hens.
Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon salt in body cavities of all hens.
Dice 4 strips of bacon.
Saute bacon pieces, onion and livers in 1/4 cup butter or margarine until onion is tender.
Add crumbs, remaining salt, sage and pepper; mix well.
Stuff hens with bread mixture.
Use wooden picks or small metal skewers and string to close cavity openings.
Wrap a bacon strip around each hen; secure with wooden picks.
Brush hens with remaining butter or margarine.
Arrange hens on cooking grill over drip pan; cover kettle.
Cook about 1 hour and 20 minutes or until done and golden brown.
Brush hens with additional butter or margarine as needed during cooking.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 950 Calories from Fat 544

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g93.3%

Saturated Fat 25.2 g126%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 501 mg167%

Sodium 730 mg30.4%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.46 g1.8%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 53 g106.2%

Vitamin A 145.4% Vitamin C 19.2%

Calcium 3.8% Iron 38.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Rock Cornish Hens Stuffed With Chicken Livers Recipe