Dutch Oven Stuffed Game Hens
1 Game hen per person
enough cooked wild rice or bread dressing to stuff them.
2 Tblsp. bacon grease or oil
seasonings ( salt, lemon pepper, cayenne pepper, sage are what I use )
First stuff the hens wit the rice or bread dressing. Then sew them
closed. Heat your Dutch oven over medium high coals with the lid on.
Put bacon grease into oven when hot and add hens. Season to taste. Brown
hens on all sides, then add 1/2 to 3/4 cup water. Place the lid back on the oven
and cook over slow coals. Put the majority of hot coals on the lid and keep a few
under the oven. Cook for 45 minutes to one hour or until tender to the fork.
Make sure you keep enough water in the bottom of the oven to keep from
burning and sticking. A 12" oven will cook 5 to 6 birds. You can make a gravy
from the pan drippings. Enjoy !