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Cherry-Balsamic Cornish Hen with Rice

Cook a delicious rice blend with tart-sweet dried cherries alongside Cornish hens for a hassle-free dinner.

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  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

1
(24-oz.) Cornish game hen
1
(6-oz.) pkg. seasoned long-grain and wild rice mix
1/4
cup dried cherries
3
tablespoons slivered almonds
1 1/2
cups water
1/2
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup cherry preserves
2
tablespoons balsamic vinegar

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Remove and discard neck and giblets from game hen. With kitchen scissors, cut game hen in half.
  • 2 In ungreased 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish, combine rice with seasoning from package, cherries, almonds and water; mix well. Top with game hen halves, skin side up; sprinkle with garlic-pepper blend and salt.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine preserves and vinegar; mix well. Brush about half of mixture over game hen halves. Cover with foil.
  • 4 Bake covered at 375°F. for 30 minutes.
  • 5 Uncover baking dish; brush game hen halves with remaining preserves mixture. Bake uncovered an additional 25 to 30 minutes or until game hen is fork-tender and juices run clear, and rice is tender.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
900
(
Calories from Fat
360),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
40g
40%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
),
Cholesterol
240mg
240%;
Sodium
1150mg
1150%;
Total Carbohydrate
84g
84%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
33g
33%
),
Protein
51g
51%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
22%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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