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Broiled Rock Cornish Hens A L Orange

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The rich orange marmalade makes Broiled Rock Cornish Hens A L Orange tangy and super yummy! Broiled Rock Cornish Hens A L Orange is prepared with thawed Rock Cornish hens with soy sauce.These broiled hens aret are simple to prepare, elegant to serve and fun to eat. Follow our smart recipe and serve! People will mistake you for a gourmet chef!
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 4 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Orange marmalade 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1. Preheat broiler if manufacturer directs. Remove giblets and necks from Rock Cornish hens; refrigerate to use in soup another day. With kitchen shears, cut each hen in half. Rinse hens with running cold water; pat dry with paper towels.
2. Sprinkle hens with salt and pepper. Place hen halves, skin side down, in broiling pan (do not use rack). Place 1 tablespoon butter or margarine in each cavity; pour 1 teaspoon lemon juice over each half.
3. About 7 to 9 inches from source of heat (or with oven control set at 450°F.), broil hen halves about 20 minutes. As soon as butter melts, move hen halves slightly to let butter run under so skin of hen will not stick to pan during broiling; brush hens with the melted butter. Turn hen halves skin side up; broil about 15 minutes longer or until fork-tender, brushing with pan drippings occasionally.
4. During last 5 minutes of broiling, brush hens with soy sauce. In small saucepan over low heat, melt orange marmalade. About 1 minute before hens are done, brush with marmalade; broil until golden.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 860 Calories from Fat 428

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g74.9%

Saturated Fat 30.8 g154.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 129 mg43%

Sodium 2895.8 mg120.7%

Total Carbohydrates 115 g38.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.7%

Sugars 102.2 g

Protein 2 g4.2%

Vitamin A 32.2% Vitamin C 28.9%

Calcium 8.4% Iron 3.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Broiled Rock Cornish Hens A L Orange Recipe