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Holiday Hens

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Exquisite little Cornish hens are stuffed with a fragrant apricot and rice stuffing, and ready to grace your holiday table."
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Ingredients

servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Remove and discard giblets and necks from hens. Rinse hens under cold running water; drain well and pat dry. Combine 1/3 cup soy sauce, jam and nutmeg; brush cavities of hens thoroughly with mixture.
  2. Coat rice with 4 teaspoons soy sauce. Stir in apricots, pecans and green onions. Stuff hens equally with rice mixture. Place hens, breast side up, on rack in shallow foil-lined baking pan; brush skins lightly with sauce.
  3. Bake in 375 degrees F oven 45 minutes. Brush hens thoroughly with sauce; cover loosely with foil. Bake 45 minutes longer, or until hens are tender; brush occasionally with remaining sauce.

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A relatively easy recipe that makes a fabulous showing on your holiday dinner table!!

This is a great recipe, I make hens every christmas instead of Turkey, My family loved it, and I will make it again next christmas, instead of trying a new recipe. NEW My family asked me to mak...