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Roasted Cornish Game Stuffed Hens

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours

Effort

Pellets

Apple

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

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 2 Tablespoon Butter, unsalted

  • 8 Ounce wild mushrooms

  • 1/2 diced yellow onion

  • 1 Clove garlic, minced

  • 1 Stalk celery, diced

  • 1 Cup wild rice

  • 1 1/2 Cup chicken stock

  • 2 Sprig thyme leaves, stems removed

  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon Fresh Sage, Minced

  • black pepper

  • salt

  • 4 Whole Cornish game hens

  • 1/4 Cup Traeger Fin & Feather Rub

Steps

  • 1

    Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat and add the wild mushrooms. Cook for 10 minutes until softened and lightly browned. Add the onion and celery and cook for 5 minutes until translucent. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds, until fragrant.

    Ingredients

    • 2 Tablespoon Butter, unsalted

    • 8 Ounce wild mushrooms

    • 1/2 diced yellow onion

    • 1 Clove garlic, minced

    • 1 Stalk celery, diced

  • 2

    Add the 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.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Cup wild rice

    • 1 1/2 Cup chicken stock

    • 2 Sprig thyme leaves, stems removed

    • 1 1/2 Tablespoon Fresh Sage, Minced

    • As Needed black pepper

    • As Needed salt

  • 3

    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 Traeger Fin & Feather Rub.

    Ingredients

    • 4 Whole Cornish game hens

    • 1/4 Cup Traeger Fin & Feather Rub

  • 4

    When ready to cook, set the grill temperature to 375°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    Grill375 ˚F

  • 5

    Insert the probe into the thickest part of the breast, avoiding any bones, if possible. Next, place the birds directly on the grill grates, close the lid, and cook until the internal temperature reaches 165℉, 30 minutes.

    Grill375 ˚F

    Probe165 ˚F

  • 6

    Remove the game hens from the grill and rest for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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