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Cornish Hens With Bacon Stuffing

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  Bacon stuffing 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Rock cornish hens 3 3⁄4 Pound (3 whole, 1 1/4 pounds each)
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1. Prepare Bacon Stuffing.
2. Stuff each hen with about 1/2 cup stuffing. Secure opening with wooden skewers. Fasten neck skin to back with wooden skewer. Tie drumsticks together. Place hens breast sides down on microwave rack in baking dish. Mix margarine and paprika; brush 1/2 of mixture over hens. Cover with waxed paper and microwave on high (100%) 15 minutes.
3. Turn hens breast sides up and rearrange; brush with remaining margarine mixture. Cover and microwave until done, 15 to 20 minutes longer. To serve, cut hens with kitchen scissors, cutting through the breast and along backbone from tail to neck. Serve with dressing.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4643 Calories from Fat 3049

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 333 g512.5%

Saturated Fat 107.8 g539%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1887.5 mg629.2%

Sodium 9180.8 mg382.5%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.93 g3.7%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 394 g787.6%

Vitamin A 101.9% Vitamin C 17.2%

Calcium 19.3% Iron 77%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cornish Hens With Bacon Stuffing Recipe