Sausage Stuffed Cornish Hens

Sausage stuffed Cornish hens are petite birds that are perfect for a special occasion or easy enough to roast for a weeknight dinner at home.  The Cornish hens are stuffed with a flavorful sausage and wild rice mixture and rubbed with an herbaceous compound butter that is roasted to golden perfection.

Lets make Sausage Stuffed Cornish Hens.  First, gather all of  your Ingredients!

Step 1: Cook sausage until browned on the outside, then add the vegetables and sauté until softened.

Step 2: Add the fresh chopped herbs and chopped garlic and continue sautéing for another minute.

Step 3: Add the cooked wild rice and water and give everything a stir and continue cooking for another minute.

Step 4: Make the compound butter by adding the softened butter to a bowl, along with the herbs, garlic and spices and mix to combine.

Step 5: Add ½-3/4 cup of the wild rice sausage stuffing inside the cavity of the Cornish hen.

Step 6: Rub the compound butter all over the Cornish hen and under the skin and place in a roasting pan or cast iron skillet.

Step 7: Roast the stuffed Cornish hens at 425 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 minutes until cooked through and golden brown on top.

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