Cranberry Glazed Cornish Hens with Wild Rice
|Long grain and wild rice||6 Ounce (1 box, UNCLE BEN'S Brand Fast Cooking)|
|Sliced celery||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Slivered almonds||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Canned jellied cranberry sauce||1 Can (10 oz), divided (1 can)|
|Cornish hens||4 Pound, thawed (4 whole, 1 pound each)|
|Olive oil||2 Tablespoon, divided|
1 Preheat the oven to 425°F.
2 As per the package directions, prepare the rice.
3 Stir in celery, almonds and 1/2 of cranberry sauce.
4 Allow to cool.
5 Spoon about 3/4 cup rice mixture into the cavity of each hen.
6 Tie the drumsticks together with a cotton string.
7 On a rack in a roasting pan, place the hens.
8 Brush each hen with some of the oil.
9 Roast for about 35 to 45 minutes or until juices run clear, basting occasionally with remaining oil.
10 Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat the remaining cranberry sauce until melted.
11 Remove hens from the oven and carefully remove the string.
12 Spoon the cranberry sauce over hens and serve.
Calories 422 Calories from Fat 226
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25 g38.8%
Saturated Fat 6.3 g31.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 152.7 mg50.9%
Sodium 103.2 mg4.3%
Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.6%
Dietary Fiber 1 g4%
Sugars 9.2 g
Protein 28 g55.2%
Vitamin A 3.9% Vitamin C 2.3%
Calcium 2.8% Iron 9.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet