5 sl Bacon, diced
1/4 c Chopped onion
1/4 c Thinly sliced celery
2/3 c Seasoned stuffing mix
1 ts Parsley flakes
1/4 ts Salt
1/8 ts Pepper
2 Cornish game hens
1 tb Butter
2 tb Bouquet sauce
In a 1 quart casserole microwave bacon at high for 4 to 5 minutes or
until crisp. Remove to paper towels. Drain fat, reserving 3
tablespoons. Add onion and celery to fat in casserole. Microwave at
high for 2 to 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in bacon, stuffing
mix, parsley flakes, salt and pepper. Fill hens with stuffing.
Place breast side down on roasting rack. Set aside.
In 1 cup measure, melt butter at high for 30 to 60 seconds. Blend in
bouquet sauce. Brush hens with 1/4 of the mixture. Cover with waxed
paper. Microwave at high for 8 minutes. Turn over; brush with
remaining mixture; cover. Microwave at high for 7 1/2 to 9 1/2
minutes, or until legs move freely and juices run clear. Let stand
tented for 5 minutes. Total microwave time: 22 to 27 1/2 minutes.
Standing time: 5 minutes.
The stuffing can be prepared on a conventional stove and used with