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Rock Cornish Hens With Oranges And Almonds

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  Rock cornish hen 1
  Butter 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Marjoram 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1⁄2 Clove (2.5 gm), crushed in a garlic press
  Navel orange 1⁄2 , cut in thin slices (With Peel)
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Almonds 5 , blanched, slivered, and toasted

Rinse hen well.
Drain and pat dry.
Place in a shallow baking dish.
Drizzle inside and out with butter.
Combine orange juice, salt, pepper, marjoram, thyme, and garlic in a small bowl.
Pour over and into the bird.
Marinate 2 hours; turn occasionally.
Set bird on a broiler rack and put under broiler about 6 inches from heat.
Broil 12 minutes on each side, or until tender, basting frequently with the marinade.
During the last few minutes of broiling, arrange orange slices around the bird and drizzle with honey.
Garnish with almonds and serve at once.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2249 Calories from Fat 1405

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 157 g241.2%

Saturated Fat 51.1 g255.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 980.8 mg326.9%

Sodium 560.7 mg23.4%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17%

Sugars 36.1 g

Protein 160 g319.1%

Vitamin A 43.9% Vitamin C 136.3%

Calcium 21.6% Iron 50.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Rock Cornish Hens With Oranges And Almonds Recipe