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Herbed Cornish Hens

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  Kosher salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Coarse Salt)
  Ground sage 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried rosemary 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Cornish hen 3 Pound, split and skinned (2 In Number, 1 1/2 Pound Each)
  Olive oil 4 Teaspoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)

1 ln a small bowl, combine the salt, sage, allspice, pepper, and rosemary.
Coat the hens first with the oil, then with the herb mixture, rubbing them well.
Coverthe hens with plastic food wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour orup to 3 hours.
2 Preheatthe broiler, settingthe rack 8 inches from the heat.
Arrange the hens on a broiler pan and broil for 8 minutes, then them turn over and broil 7 to 8 minutes longer or until the juices run clear when a thigh is pricked with a fork and a leg moves easily in its socket.
If the hens are overbrowning, tent them with aluminum foil during the last few minutes of broiling.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2932 Calories from Fat 1908

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 212 g326.1%

Saturated Fat 56.2 g281.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1374.5 mg458.2%

Sodium 1781.6 mg74.2%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.1%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 234 g468.6%

Vitamin A 35.8% Vitamin C 18.4%

Calcium 27.1% Iron 74.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Herbed Cornish Hens Recipe