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Rice - A - Roni Stuffed Cornish Hens Recipe

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Added: Monday, May 4, 2009


1 (4.3 oz) box Rice-A-Roni long grain and wild rice
1 1/2 cup water
1/2 cup orange juice
1/3 cup onion, chopped
1/3 cup celery, chopped
1 1/3 cup shredded carrots
4 (1 -1 1/2 lb rack Cornish hens)
1/4 cup melted butter
1 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
1 clove garlic minced

1. Heat oven 375, in medium saucepan combine rice mix and seasoning package, water and 1/4 cup orange juice. Bring to a boil and reduce heat Simmer covered for 20 minutes

2. Add onions, celery and carrots cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

3.Rinse and dry hens. Stuff hens with rice mixture, tie legs.

4. Place hens, breast side up on greased rack.

5. Combine remaining orange juice, butter, tarragon and garlic.

6. Bake hens for 45 minutes then brush mixture on hens and continue baking 45-55 minutes basting frequently until hens juice run clear

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