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Stuffed Cornish Hens

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Try this delicious version of Stuffed Cornish Hens. An easy to prepare hen recipe, Stuffed Cornish Hens is a dish that you would love to talk about with us!
  Cooked parboiled rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Green onion 2 Tablespoon
  Celery seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cornish hen 2 Pound
  Chablis/Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Poultry seasoning 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bouillon granules 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄8 Teaspoon

Combine first 8 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring well; set aside.
Remove giblets from hens; reserve for use in another recipe.
Rinse hens with cold water, and par dry.
Stuff hens with reserved rice mixture.
Close cavities, and secure with wooden picks; truss.
Twist the wing rips behind bocks.
Place hens, breast side down, on a microwave rack.
Place rock inside a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish.
Combine Chablis, water, Worcestershire sauce, poultry seasoning, 1/4 teaspoon bouillon gran- ules, paprika, and garlic powder in a small bowl; pour one-third of mixture over hens.
Cover hens with a tent of waxed paper, microwave at HIGH for 10 minures.
Turn hens breast side up, and give each a half turn on rack.
Pour half of remaining wine mixture over hens.
Cover with waxed paper rent; microwave at HIGH for 3 minutes.
Pour remaining wine mixture over hens; cover with waxed paper tent.
Microwave at HIGH an additional 6 minutes or until juices run clear when hens are pierced with a fork between leg and thigh.
Microwave meat thermometer should register 185° when inserted in meaty area between leg and thigh.
Cover with aluminum foil, and let stand 4 to 6 minutes.
Split hens in half with an electric knife and serve.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2337 Calories from Fat 1165

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 129 g198.8%

Saturated Fat 35.7 g178.4%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 916.3 mg305.4%

Sodium 958.7 mg39.9%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g33.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.5%

Sugars 4.4 g

Protein 166 g332.5%

Vitamin A 108.9% Vitamin C 128.8%

Calcium 29.3% Iron 89.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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