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Cornish Hens with Apple and Orange Stuffing

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Ingredients
  Cornish hens 1 Pound, thawed (8 Hens)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Cooking apple 1 , chopped
  Herb seasoned stuffing 8 Ounce (1 Package)
  Minced celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 1 Tablespoon
  Seasoned salt To Taste
  Seasoned pepper To Taste
Directions

About 1 3/4 hours before serving: Preheat oven to 400°F.
Season hens inside and out with seasoned salt and pepper.
In medium bowl, melt 2 tablespoons butter in 1 cup hot water; add apple, stuffing, celery and orange peel.
Use to stuff birds.
Place birds, breast side up, on rack in roasting pan; brush with melted butter.
Roast, uncovered, basting occasionally with melted butter, 1 hour 15 minutes or until drumsticks move easily up and down.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Melted
Ingredient: 
Orange
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1390 Calories from Fat 713

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 79 g122.1%

Saturated Fat 26.2 g131.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 490.4 mg163.5%

Sodium 1608.2 mg67%

Total Carbohydrates 79 g26.5%

Dietary Fiber 11 g43.9%

Sugars 19.9 g

Protein 87 g174%

Vitamin A 25.6% Vitamin C 52.4%

Calcium 11.1% Iron 22%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cornish Hens With Apple And Orange Stuffing Recipe