Tender Stuffed Cornish Hens
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 65 min.
The rice was excellant. I'd make that again just as a side dish. I had never stuffed a bird before and wasn't very impressed with wih the results. As the birds cooked, the juices pooled at the bottom and I couldn't bring myself to eat the nasty rice from inside the bird. Luckily I had only cooked 2 birds so I had plenty of rice left over. Next time I'll cook them separate. I had to increase the temp to 400 when they were supposed to be done and cooked another 17 minutes.
I made a few changes with this recipe and it turned out delicious. I eliminated the mushrooms because I don't like them and I changed the soup to Cream of Celery. I also found that I needed to cook them quite a bit longer than the recipe said. At the time when they should have been done, I increased the heat to 350 and cooked an additional 30 minutes or so. Very good, the rice stuffing is delicious and the Cornish hen very moist and flavorful.