Cornish Hen with Wild Rice

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Jan. 10, 2012


Wild rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Minced onion 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Chopped mushrooms 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Ground giblets of hen 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (As Required)
Chicken fat 4 Tablespoon
Kosher salt 3 Teaspoon
Pepper 3/4 Teaspoon
Cornish hen 3 Pound (1 Or 2 Small Sized, Or Cornish Hens)
Boiling water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)



1) Preheat oven to 400° F.


1) Take a saucepan and cook the wild rice according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

2) Take a skillet and heat 2 tablespoons chicken fat in it. Add mushrooms, onion and giblets. Cook for about 10 minutes.

3) Add rice, 1/4 teaspoon pepper and 1 teaspoon salt.

4) Stuff the hen with the prepared mixture. Sew the opening.

5) Take a deep skillet and heat all remaining fat in it. Brown the hen in it.

6) Add 1/2 cup boiling water and cover.

7) Bake in the oven for about 45 minutes or until tender.

8) Remove the cover and bake for another 15 minutes.


9) Transfer to a large platter and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 100 Minutes
Ready In: 100 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 528Calories from Fat 292

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.2%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 831 mg34.63%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%


Protein 35 g70%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet