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Chipotle Cornish Hens

Chipotle Cornish Hens

Prep Time - 15 minutes
Cook Time - 1 hour 30 minutes


  • 3 Carrots Cut into ½-inch rounds
  • 3 stalks Celery Cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 1 Onion Chopped
  • 7 ounces Chipolte Peppers in Adobo Sauce Divided
  • 1 cup Prepared Corn Bread Stuffing
  • 2 cup Cornish Hens About 1 ½ Pound Each
  • Salt and Black Pepper
  • 12 ounce Chicken Broth


  • Pour canned chipotles into small bowl.  Finely chop ½ chipotle pepper; mix into prepared stuffing.  Remove remaining peppers from adobo sauce and reserve for another use.  Finely chop remaining ½ chipotle pepper and add to adobo sauce.
  • Rinse and dry hens, removing giblets, if any.  Season with salt and black pepper inside and out.  Fill each hen with about ½ cup stuffing.  Rub adobo sauce onto hens. 
  • Add 12 ounces of chicken broth, carrots, celery and onion to the CanCooker.  Place 2 hens on top of vegetables arranging hens necks down, legs up.  Cover; cook on medium heat for 60 to 90  minutes or until internal temp reaches 165 degrees.
  • Carefully remove hens to large serving platter.  Remove vegetables using slotted spoon; arranging around hens.  Spoon cooking juices over hens and vegetables.


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