Cornish Hens With Cherry Sauce – Slow Cooker Tnt
CORNISH HENS WITH CHERRY SAUCE – SLOW COOKER TNT
4 Cornish hens
1 (6 oz.) package Stove Top cornbread stuffing
1 1/2 cups hot water
1/4 cup plus 2 TBSP. margarine or butter
3/4 cup red currant jelly
1/4 cup pitted dried red cherries, coarsely chopped
2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground allspice
Thaw hens if frozen. Place a rack in a slow cooker.
In a medium bowl, combine stuffing mix with seasoning packet, water, and 1/4 cup of margarine/butter.
Stuff hens and place on rack in slow cooker.
In a small saucepan, combine jelly, cherries, remaining butter or margarine, lemon juice, salt and allspice. Cook over low heat, stirring until jelly is melted. Reserve 2/3 cup sauce. Brush remaining sauce on hens in cooker.
Cover and cook on low 6-7 hours. Serve whole or cut hens in half with kitchen shears. Spoon reserved sauce over hens at serving time. Yield: 4 servings.
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