Cherry-Balsamic Cornish Hen with Rice

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 1 hr 10 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 2 servings

Ingredients

1
(24-oz.) Cornish game hen
1
(6-oz.) pkg. seasoned long-grain and wild rice mix
1/4
cup dried cherries
3
tablespoons slivered almonds
1 1/2
cups water
1/2
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup cherry preserves
2
tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Remove and discard neck and giblets from game hen. With kitchen scissors, cut game hen in half.
  2. 2 In ungreased 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish, combine rice with seasoning from package, cherries, almonds and water; mix well. Top with game hen halves, skin side up; sprinkle with garlic-pepper blend and salt.
  3. 3 In small bowl, combine preserves and vinegar; mix well. Brush about half of mixture over game hen halves. Cover with foil.
  4. 4 Bake covered at 375°F. for 30 minutes.
  5. 5 Uncover baking dish; brush game hen halves with remaining preserves mixture. Bake uncovered an additional 25 to 30 minutes or until game hen is fork-tender and juices run clear, and rice is tender.

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