Roast the savory dried fruit, onion-flavored croutons, and green onion stuffing in the Cornish hen or on the side. Serve the main dish recipe with cranberry sauce for a traditional flavor combination.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Thaw hen, if frozen. Rinse hen with cold water and pat dry. For stuffing, in a small saucepan combine water and margarine or butter; cook until margarine melts. Remove from heat. Stir in croutons, fruit bits, onion, and bouillon granules.

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  • Spoon stuffing into body cavity. Combine mayonnaise and poultry seasoning; coat hen with mayonnaise mixture.

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  • Place hen, breast side up on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Roast, uncovered, in a 375 degree F oven for 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until drumstick moves easily in socket.

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  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan combine cranberries, brown sugar, and orange juice concentrate. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 3 to 5 minutes or until cranberry skins pop.

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Nutrition Facts

1241 calories; 80 g total fat; 15 g saturated fat; 20 g polyunsaturated fat; 29 g monounsaturated fat; 245 mg cholesterol; 1204 mg sodium. 413 mg potassium; 60 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 31 g sugar; 75 g protein; 0 RE vitamin a; 1069 IU vitamin a; 33 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 32 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 50 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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