Glazed Cornish Hens

Glazed Cornish Hens

Glazed Cornish Hens
When you're looking for a great dish to celebrate a special occasion, these glazed Cornish hens hit the mark. But make sure you prepare enough -- your guests are sure to come back for seconds... and possibly thirds.
At a glance
Main Ingredient:
Cooking Method:
4 servings

  • 4 Cornish hens
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • Glaze:
  • 1/2 cup whole cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/2 cup mandarin orange segments
  • 3 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped onion

  • Methods/steps

    Rinse hens and pat dry. Coat inside and out with butter. Place hens on rack in shallow roasting pan. Roast in preheated 425 oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 375 and roast 45 minutes longer, basting occasionally. During last 20 minutes, brush hens with glaze several times. Glaze again before serving.

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    Additional Tips
    Ready in 1 hour and 25 min

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