Cornish Hen with Wild Rice

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Jan. 10, 2012

Ingredients

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)

Directions

GETTING READY

1) Preheat oven to 400° F.

MAKING

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.

SERVING

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

Cholesterol

Sodium 831 mg34.63%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars

Protein 35 g70%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet