Cornish Hens With Rice Stuffing
|Long grain wild rice mix||6 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Light raisins||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Blanched slivered almonds||2 Tablespoon|
|Ground sage||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Cornish game hens||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted|
Cook rice mix according to package directions; stir in raisins, 2 tablespoons butter, almonds, and sage.
Rub cavities of each hen with salt.
Skewer neck skin to back.
Fill each body cavity with about 3/4 cup rice stuffing; cover opening with foil.
Tie legs to tail; twist wing tips under back.
Brush hens with 1/4 cup melted butter.
Arrange medium-hot coals around edge of grill.
Center foil pan on grill, not directly over coals.
Place birds in foil pan, allowing space between each bird.
Grill hens over medium-hot coals till tender, 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hours.
Brush occasionally with the drippings on foil
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2874 Calories from Fat 1613
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 182 g279.5%
Saturated Fat 72 g359.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 872.7 mg290.9%
Sodium 2467.4 mg102.8%
Total Carbohydrates 169 g56.4%
Dietary Fiber 11.5 g46.1%
Sugars 25.5 g
Protein 141 g281.5%
Vitamin A 60.8% Vitamin C 9.2%
Calcium 25% Iron 42.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet