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Cornish Hens with Mandarin Rice Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Moilanen
Added: Sunday, February 10, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 Cornish hens, about 1 1/2 lbs. each
Cooking oil
Paprika
Orange Marmalade

Mandarin Rice:

1/4 cup slivered almonds
2 tbsp. chopped celery
1 small green onion and top, thinly sliced
2 tbsp. butter
1 can (11 oz,) Mandarin orange segments, well-drained
2 tbsp. orange juice concentrate
2 cups cooked rice (2/3 cup uncooked)

Directions:
Directions:
Rinse Cornish hens and pat dry with paper towels. Prepare Mandarin Rice; stuff Cornish hens with mixture and tie legs with string. Brush hens lightly with oil; sprinkle with paprika.

Place hens on cooking grate and grill until the stuffing reaches 165 degrees, the juices run clear and drumstick meat feels tender when pressed, about 30 to 45 minutes. Baste hens with with orange marmalade during last 20 minutes of cooking time. Remove hens from cooking grate and arrange on serving platter.

Mandarin Rice:

Saute almonds, celery and onion in butter in small skillet until almonds re lightly toasted. Combine almond mixture,orange segments, orange juice concentrate and rice, tossing to mix.

Good with all types of poultry.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 4 servings

 

 

 

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