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Roasted Rock Cornish Game Hen

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Rock Cornish game hens
  • Savory Kasha Stuffing for
  • -Poultry
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 Strips bacon
  • 3/4 c Red wine


Rub birds inside and out with lemon and sprinkle well with salt and
freshly ground pepper. Preheat oven to 450F. Fill cavities with
stuffing. Close opening with skewers and lace with string
crisscrossed around them, also tying legs. Place birds, breast side
up, on rack in open roasting pan and cover breasts with bacon. Cool
for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 325F and add red wine. Roast for 35
to 40 minutes, basting occasionally and adding more wine if needed.

Serve with asparagus in lemon butter and a Burgundy wine.

Makes 4 servings.

From "Cutting-up in the Kitchen", Merle Ellis. Chronicle Books, San
Francisco, 1975.

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