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Cornish Hens with Gingered Brown Rice

Serve your family these flavorful baked Cornish hens stuffed with rice mixture - a delicious dinner.

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2
tablespoons orange juice
1/3
cup finely chopped onion
3
cups cooked brown or white rice
1/4
cup finely chopped crystallized ginger
3
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley or 1 tablespoon parsley flakes
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
tablespoon orange juice
3
Rock Cornish hens (about 1 1/2 pounds each)
1
to 2 tablespoons orange juice

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°. Heat 2 tablespoons orange juice to boiling in 2 1/2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook onion in orange juice, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Stir in rice, ginger, parsley, thyme and 1 tablespoon orange juice.
  • 2 Fill body cavity of each hen with rice mixture. Place hens, breast sides up, in ungreased rectangular baking dish, 13x9x2 inches. Brush with 1 to 2 teaspoons of the remaining orange juice. Bake uncovered 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes, brushing with some of remaining orange juice every 30 minutes, until thermometer reads 180° and juice of hens is no longer pink when center of thigh is cut.
  • 3 Remove stuffing from hens. Cut hens in half along backbone and breastbone from tail to neck, using kitchen scissors.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
200),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
22%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
150mg
150%;
Sodium
80mg
80%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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