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Glazed Roasted Stuffed Rock Cornish Hens

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Ingredients
  Frozen rock cornish hens 6
  Melted butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Beef bouillon 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
For pecan stuffing
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Diced stale bread 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Chopped pecans 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 425°F.
2) Thaw the frozen rock cornish hens.

MAKING
3) In a pan, saute the onion and celery in butter for about 5 minutes.
4) Sprinkle with the salt and paprika, then stir in the bread, pecans and parsely, mix lightly.
5) Stuff the hens with the pecan stuffing, secure with the toothpicks and tie the hen legs together.
6) In a shallow roasting pan, place the stuffed hens, pour over the melted butter and sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper.
7) Roast in the preheated oven for 1 to 1 1/4 hours, basting twice with the pan drippings.

FINALIZING
8) Glaze the roasted hens with the hot beef bouillon thickened with a mixture of cornstarch blended in a little cold water.

SERVING
9) Serve the Glazed Roasted Stuffed Rock Cornish Hens, immediately on individual serving plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Pecan
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
85 Minutes
Ready In: 
125 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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