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Gooseberry Glazed Game Hens With Sage Stuffing

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Ingredients
  Game hens 2 (Reserve Inner Bag)
  Butter 2 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Dried sage 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bread slices 2 , cut into 1/2 -inch cubes
  Gooseberry preserves 2 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Green peppercorns in vinegar 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Wash hen and pat dry on paper towels

MAKING
2) Remove livers from the inner bags and chop small.
3) In a pan, heat 1 teaspoon butter, add chopped livers, onion, and sage and sauté for 5 minutes, then toss in bread cubes.
4) Stuff the hens with liver mix and place in oven at 375 degrees for 10 minutes.
5) Lower heat to 350 degrees and bake for another 45 to 50 minutes.
6) To glaze, gently heat the remaining butter and mix in gooseberry preserves, mustard, and peppercorns with their vinegar. Place on back of stove to keep glaze warm, without cooking.
7) Brush over hens two or three times during baking beginning after temperature reduction.

SERVING
8) Add the remaining glaze over the hens and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes

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