Cornish Game Hen with Mustard-Orange Glaze

Enjoy this flavorful Cornish game hen recipe that is ready in about an hour – a delightful dinner.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

3
(24-oz.) Cornish game hens
2
tablespoons soy sauce
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper

Glaze

3/4
cup orange juice
1/3
cup brown sugar
1/3
cup honey mustard
1/4
cup dark corn syrup
3/4
teaspoon ginger

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  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil. Remove and discard giblets from Cornish game hens. Using kitchen scissors, cut game hens in half, cutting through center of breast and along backbone. Remove and discard skin.
  • 2 Place hen halves cut side down in foil-lined pan. Brush with soy sauce; sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine all glaze ingredients; mix well. Generously brush hen halves with glaze.
  • 4 Bake at 425°F. for 30 to 40 minutes or until hens are fork-tender and juices run clear, brushing frequently with glaze.
  • 5 In small saucepan, bring remaining glaze to a boil over medium heat. Boil 1 minute or until hot and slightly thickened. Spoon over hen halves.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil. Remove and discard giblets from Cornish game hens. Using kitchen scissors, cut game hens in half, cutting through center of breast and along backbone. Remove and discard skin.
  • 2 Place hen halves cut side down in foil-lined pan. Brush with soy sauce; sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine all glaze ingredients; mix well. Generously brush hen halves with glaze.
  • 4 Bake at 425°F. for 30 to 40 minutes or until hens are fork-tender and juices run clear, brushing frequently with glaze.
  • 5 In small saucepan, bring remaining glaze to a boil over medium heat. Boil 1 minute or until hot and slightly thickened. Spoon over hen halves.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
670mg
670%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
22g
22%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.