Roasted Cornish Game Stuffed Hens
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 60 mins|
No more fighting over the drumsticks. Everyone gets their own with this easy to make Roasted Cornish Hen recipe.
2 tbsp butter
1 pint WILD MUSHROOMS, CLEANED
1/2 YELLOW ONION, DICED
1 stalk celery, diced
1 CLOVE garlic, minced
1 cup WILD RICE
1 1/2 CUPS CHICKEN STOCK
2 SPRIGS THYME, LEAVES REMOVED
Salt & Pepper as needed
1/2 Tbsp FRESH SAGE, MINCED
4 CORNISH GAME HENS
1/4 cup TRAEGER FIN & FEATHER RUB
Melt butter in a medium sauce pan 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 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!
*Cook times will vary depending on set and ambient temperatures.
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