Source: Nestle® Very Best Meals

Cranberry-Glazed Game Hens
Game hens stuffed with a fruited-rice stuffing, then glazed with a cranberry chutney make for a lovely presentation at your next dinner party.
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hr 20 minutes


1 package (6 oz.) long grain and wild rice, prepared according to package directions.
1 jar CROSSE & BLACKWELL® Apple Curry Chutney, divided
1/2 cup tart green apple, chopped
1/4 cup almonds, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup currants or 1/4 cup raisins
1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1/4 teaspoon ginger, ground
4 Cornish game hens, (about 1 1/4 lb. each)
1/4 cup orange juice
3 tablespoon butter, melted or 3 tablespoon margarine, melted

PREHEAT oven to 375º F.

COMBINE rice, 1/2 cup chutney, apple, nuts, currants, ginger and poultry seasoning in medium bowl. Spoon about 1 cup stuffing into cavity of each hen. Tie legs together with string; place in 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

BAKE for 30 minutes.

COMBINE remaining chutney, orange juice and butter in small bowl; brush over hens.

BAKE, brushing with glaze every 10 minutes, for 40 to 50 minutes or until hens are very well browned and no longer pink near breastbone.