Barbecued Cornish Hens Wild Rice Stuffing
|Long grain and wild rice mix||1 Pound (1 Package)|
|Poultry seasoning||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Rock cornish game hens||4 , thawed in refrigerator|
|Raisins||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Slivered almonds||2 Tablespoon|
Make stuffing by cooking rice according to package directions; stir in raisins, margarine, almonds and poultry seasoning.
Rinse game hens, dry, rub inside and out with salt.
Skewer neck skins to back.
Fill each bird with 1/4 of the stuffing; cover opening with a piece of foil.
Tie or skewer wings to body (to prevent burning); tie legs to tail.
Brush birds with soft margarine; place on foil in center of grill over hot coals (or in shallow roasting pan in 375°F oven).
Allow space between birds for heat to circulate.
Grill or roast 1 hour and 15 to 30 minutes; brushing with drippings occasionally.