Cornish Hens with Wild Rice Stuffing

Ingredients

  • 4 Cornish game hens, washed and dried
  • 1/2 lemon
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1 (8oz) box of wild rice
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • 2 tbs butter
  • 3/4 cup mushrooms, chopped
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup baked ham, cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 8 strips of bacon

These Cornish hens are stuffed with a delicious wild rice stuffing and roasted draped in bacon.

  • Rub the cavity and skin of each hen with lemon and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Prepare rice according to package directions, adding bouillon cube to water.
  • Saute mushrooms and onion in butter until tender.
  • Stir in parsley, ham and almonds.
  • Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Combine mushroom mixture with cooked rice.
  • Stuff hens with mixture.
  • Place 2 strips of bacon on top of each hen.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for about 50 minutes.

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