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Cornish Hens with Cranberry stuffing Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marcela Shepard
Added: Monday, November 20, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
c. Butter
c. fresh orange juice
1 package of Turkey stuffing
1 c. cranberries
1 to 1 pound Cornish game hen, thawed
Salt and pepper
Mashed potatoes (optional)
Brown rice (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat the oven to 375
2. Cook turkey stuffing according to package directions.
3. In a medium bowl combine stuffing and cranberries. Set aside until ready to use.
4. Rinse the Cornish hen under cold, running water; reserve the giblets for another use.
5. Mix butter and orange mixture and set aside.
6. Spoon the stuffing/cranberry mixture into the cavity of the Cornish hen. Sprinkle the hen with salt and pepper.
7. Place the Cornish hen on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Cover the cavity with foil. Pour orange/butter mixture over the hens.

Bake in the 375 oven for 1 to 1 hours or until the meat is tender and no pink remains. Baste hens a couple of times with orange/butter juice during roasting time. Let the hen stand for 5 to 10 minutes before serving. Serve with mashed potatoes and brown rice, if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour and 45 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
One whole cornish hen usually serves a male adult, half a hen serves a female adult and 1/4 is enough for a child. On this note, you can adjust the ingredient amounts accordingly to fit your family.

 

 

 

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