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Cornish Hen with Wild Rice Stuffing

Poultry

Submitted by Lester David Rinkel, Shepherdsville, Kentucky

Ingredients

  • 2 Cornish hens
  • 1 orange, grate peel
  • 2 teaspoons margarine, melted
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1/2 apple, finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons raisins
  • 1 Tablespoon brandy or apple juice
  • 2/3 cup wild rice, cooked
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 2 Tablespoons orange juice concentrate

Directions

Wash hens and pat dry. Rub outer surface of hens with grated orange peel. Sauté onion and apple in margarine until tender. Cook raisins in brandy until plump. Combine onion mixture, raisins, rice, and thyme in mixing bowl. Stuff hens with mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for about 50 minutes or until hens are tender.

From December, 1990 Kentucky Living magazine

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