Cornish Hens with Wild Rice

Cornish Hens with Wild Rice


2 tablespoons butter (or margarine)
2 stalks celery (cut into 1⁄2-inch pieces)
3/4 cup dried apricot
2 cups white rice (cooked wild and)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon allspice
4 cornish game hens
8 slices bacon


1Heat butter in skillet over medium heat. Add celery and sauté 2 minutes. Remove celery from pan and set aside.
2Assemble and attach Food Grinder Attachment using coarse grinding plate. Turn to Speed 4 and grind celery and apricots into a bowl. Add butter from sauté pan, rice, salt and allspice; mix well.
3Stuff each hen with mixture. Truss hens and crisscross 2 strips of bacon over each hen. Place on rack in baking pan and bake at 350°F for 11⁄2 to 2 hours. Serve immediately.
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