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Rock Cornish Hens With Fruited Stuffing

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Ingredients
  Herb seasoned stuffing croutons 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Canned apricot halves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), drained and cut into pieces
  Seedless green grapes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), quartered
  Chopped pecans 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Rock cornish hens 6 Pound, thawed if frozen (4 Hens, 1 1/2 Pound Each)
  Apricot nectar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

1. Combine stuffing croutons, apricots, grapes, pecans, 2 tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons apricot nectar, parsley, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a bowl; mix lightly.
2. Sprinkle cavities of hens with salt and pepper. Fill each hen with about 1/2 cup stuffing; fasten with skewers and lace with cord.
3. Blend 1/3 cup apricot nectar, soy sauce, and remaining butter. Place hens, breast side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan; brush generously with sauce.
4. Roast in a 350°F oven about 1 1/2 hours, or until hens are tender and well browned; baste occasionally with sauce during roasting.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7190 Calories from Fat 4866

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 541 g832%

Saturated Fat 168.1 g840.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3041.9 mg1014%

Sodium 6626.8 mg276.1%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.3%

Dietary Fiber 6.4 g25.5%

Sugars 37.4 g

Protein 500 g1000.3%

Vitamin A 119.7% Vitamin C 105.9%

Calcium 40.3% Iron 142.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Rock Cornish Hens With Fruited Stuffing Recipe