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Christmas Cornish With Walnut Apple Stuffing

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Ingredients
  Cornish game hens 6 (Tyson)
  Paprika To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
For stuffing
  Cooked wild rice 6 Ounce (3 Cups / 1 Package)
  Celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
  Walnut pieces 3 Ounce
  Apples 2 , cored and chopped
  Port 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Parsley flakes 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degree F
2. Wash hens inside and out with cold water.
3. Pat dry with paper towels.
4. Rub oil lightly over hens.
5. Season inside, out with salt, pepper and paprika.

MAKING
6. Make the stuffing by combining all the ingredients in a large bowl and mixing thoroughly with hand or with a wooden spoon.
7. Divide stuffing between hens, spooning it into the cavities.
8. Tie legs together and place on rack in a roasting pan.
9. Roast the hens for 1 hour or until the internal temp reads 180 degrees on a meat thermometer. The juices should run clear when the thickest portion of the thigh is pierced.

SERVING
10. Untie the legs and cut hens into halves.
11. Arrange the chickens on dinner plates and serve with watercress and gravy on the side if you like.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Poultry
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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