In medium glass bowl, combine celery, onions, mushrooms, butter, thyme, salt and pepper. Cook on high 5 to 6 minutes, or until celery and onions are tender. Add rice and pecans; combine thoroughly. Stuff hens with pecan mixture. With cotton string, tie legs together. Place hens breast-side on microwave roasting rack set in 8-inch square dish. Brush with browning sauce. Cover with wax paper. Cook at high 17 to 20 minutes, or until hens are tender. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes.
Yield: 4 servings.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana