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Cornish Hen with Roasted Vegetables

Cornish Hen with Roasted Vegetables
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 2

A Cornish hen, roasted to perfection with an apple-scented glaze, is fancy enough for a special occasion, but easy enough for a simple dinner for two. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
fresh or frozen Rock Cornish hen (24 oz), thawed
3/4
cup ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
2
tablespoons apple jelly
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
3/4
cup frozen sugar snap peas

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Remove giblets; split hen in half. Rinse and pat dry. Place skin sides up in ungreased 12x8-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish. Arrange carrots around hen.
  • 2
    In 1-quart saucepan, cook jelly, butter, salt and marjoram over low heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until warm. Brush half of sauce over hen and carrots. Cover with foil.
  • 3
    Bake 40 minutes. Uncover; brush with remaining sauce. Add peas; bake 20 minutes longer, brushing with pan juices once or twice, until hen is fork tender, its juices run clear and vegetables are tender.

Expert Tips

  • Cut each hen in half along backbone from tail to neck, using kitchen scissors.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
610
Calories from Fat
350
% Daily Value
Total Fat
39g
61%
Saturated Fat
13g
65%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
255mg
85%
Sodium
490mg
21%
Potassium
730mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
13g
Protein
43g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
130%
130%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 6 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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