Cornish Hen Alla Novarese

Number of servings : Prep time: Cooking time: Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses Special diet

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Prep time:

Cooking time:

Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses

Special diet :

Ingredients

1 small carrot, diced
1 sprig rosemary, leaves chopped finely
30 ml (2 tbsp) olive oil
3 mild Italian sausages, casings removed
125 ml (½ cup) long-grain rice, cooked
1 egg
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
2 Cornish hens
125 ml (½ cup) Marsala wine
250 ml (1 cup) demi-glace sauce

Directions

  1. In a skillet, soften the carrot and the rosemary in the oil. Transfer to a bowl and let cool.
  2. Add the sausage meat, rice and egg and mix well.
  3. Preheat oven to 210°C / 425°F.
  4. Season the cavity of the hens with salt and pepper and stuff with the sausage mixture.
  5. Place breast side up in an ovenproof skillet and roast in the oven for 20 minutes.
  6. Reduce the oven temperature to 180°C / 350°F and roast about 60 minutes more, basting occasionally. Remove the hens from the oven, keep warm and remove the fat from the pan.
  7. Deglaze the pan with Marsala and reduce by half.
  8. Add the demi-glace and simmer five minutes.
  9. Scoop out the stuffing and transfer to a serving platter. Cut the hens in half and arrange on the platter.
  10. Spoon the sauce over the hens at serving time.

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Imported on 2011-01-20 20:26:46 — Original ID:2543

Cornish Hen Alla Novarese
Cornish Hen Alla Novarese