Cornish Game hens With Fruit Stuffing

Cornish Game hens With Fruit Stuffing

Ingredients:

4

 

Cornish Game Hens (1-1/2 lbs apiece)

2

Tbl

Lemon juice

2

Tsp

Parsley, minced

1

 

Cloves Garlic, minced

1/2

cup

Butter, melted

Tsp

Salt

1/8

Tsp

pepper

Stuffing:

 

 

2

Cups

Cream Cheese, Softened

2

Cups

Bread Crumbs

1

Cup

Apples, Peeled, Cored And Chopped

1

Cup

Walnuts, Chopped

1

Cup

Raisins

 

 

Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions:

Position 1 rack in bottom third of oven and preheat to 375F.

In a medium bowl, mix bread crumbs and cream cheese together, then add fruits and seasoning, mix until well combined. Set aside.

Wash hens and rub inside and out with salt and pepper. Fill hen cavities with fruit mixture, dividing equally. Tie hen legs together. Place hens in large heavy roasting pan. Rub 1 tablespoon olive oil over hens.

Roast hens on bottom rack in oven until golden and juices run clear when thickest part of thigh is pierced, about 1 hour 15 minutes. Transfer hens to plates. Remove string.

 

Yields

4 Servings

 

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