Roasted Cornish Game Stuffed Hens

Traeger Kitchen


Roasted Cornish Game Stuffed Hens

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Cook Time

1

Hours

Serves

4 - 6

People

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What's this?

No more fighting over the drumsticks. Everyone gets their own with this easy-to-make Roasted Cornish Hen recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoon butter

  • 1 Pint Wild Mushrooms, cleaned

  • Half yellow onion, diced

  • 1 Stalk celery, diced

  • 1 Clove garlic, minced

  • 1 Cup Rice, wild

  • 1 1/2 Cup chicken stock

  • 2 thyme sprigs

  • 2 Tablespoon sage, minced

  • As Needed salt

  • As Needed black pepper

  • 4 Cornish Game Hen

  • 1/4 Cup Traeger Fin & Feather Rub

Steps

  • 1

    Melt butter in a medium saucepan and add wild mushrooms. Cook for 10 minutes until softened and lightly browned.
  • 2

    Add onion and celery and cook 5 minutes until translucent. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds more until fragrant.
  • 3

    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.
  • 4

    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.
  • 5

    When ready to cook, set the grill temperature to 375℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 6

    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!