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Cornish Hens With Rice Stuffing

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  Long grain and wild rice mix 6 Ounce (1 Package)
  Light raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Blanched slivered almonds 2 Tablespoon
  Ground sage 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Cornish game hens 6 Pound (4 In Number, 1 1/2 Pound Each)
  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.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6975 Calories from Fat 4226

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 470 g722.7%

Saturated Fat 151.4 g756.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2934.5 mg978.2%

Sodium 2543.5 mg106%

Total Carbohydrates 167 g55.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22.1%

Sugars 28.9 g

Protein 493 g986%

Vitamin A 104.8% Vitamin C 26.2%

Calcium 46% Iron 131.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cornish Hens With Rice Stuffing Recipe