No more fighting over the drumsticks. Everyone gets their own with this easy-to-make Roasted Cornish Hen recipe.
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Melt butter in a medium saucepan and add wild mushrooms. Cook for 10 minutes until softened and lightly browned.
Add onion and celery and cook 5 minutes until translucent. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds more until fragrant.
Add rice and stock and bring to a simmer. Cook for about 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Add herbs and season with salt and pepper.
Stuff 1/4 to 1/2 cup of rice mixture into each bird truss the legs together. Season the exterior of the cornish game hens liberally with rub.
When ready to cook, set the grill temperature to 375℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
Place the birds directly on the grill grate and cook for 30 minutes or until the internal temperature registers 165℉ with an instant read thermometer. Remove from grill and let rest for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!
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