STREAMING NOW: Jamie's Super Food

Roasted Cornish Game Hens With Sausage Stuffing

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“I found this recipe on a recipe card at Walmart but it didn't have flavor and it had mushrooms. Most people I know hate mushrooms and need flavor so, I cut out the mushrooms and added some flavor..”
1hr 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F; spray baking pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Remove and discard giblets.
  3. Rinse and pat dry inside and out of the hens.
  4. Lightly sprinkle with salt and pepper; set aside.
  5. In a medium skillet, cook and stir sausage over a medium heat until no longer pink.
  6. Add the onion and celery.
  7. Cook until tender, about five minutes.
  8. Add stuffing mix, 1/3 cup of water, and 1/2 teaspoons of sage; mix well.
  9. Spoon warm filling evenly into the inside of the hens.
  10. Blend the 1/4 teaspoons of poultry seasoning with the butter.
  11. Rub evenly over the hens.
  12. Place the hens in a baking pan.
  13. Roast for 1 hour 30 minutes or until no longer pink and thermometer says 180°F Let stand for five minutes before serving.
  14. With a knife, split each hen length wise through the center of the breast and through the backbone, cutting just to one side of the backbone.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a