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Cornish Game Hens for Two

 Cornish Game Hens for Two
“These hens taste wonderful. They’re just the right thing to serve when you’re having company over. Your guest will think you spent the whole day in the kitchen!” Kara de la Vega - Santa Rosa, CA
2 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 35

Ingredients

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 Cornish game hen (20 to 24 ounces), split lengthwise
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 1 tablespoon slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients; sprinkle over
  • hen halves. In a small skillet, cook hen halves over medium-high
  • heat in oil until browned on both sides. Transfer to an ungreased
  • 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish; set aside and keep warm.
  • In the same skillet, saute green onion and garlic until tender. Stir
  • in broth and orange juice concentrate; pour over hen halves. Bake,
  • uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until meat is tender and
  • juices run clear. To serve, drizzle with pan juices and sprinkle
  • with almonds and parsley. Yield: 2 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 430 calories, 29 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 175 mg cholesterol, 600 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein.