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Apricot Glazed Cornish Hens

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  Cornish hens 3 Pound, halved lengthwise (2 Whole, 1 1/2 Pound Each)
  Cooking oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Apricot preserves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Thaw hens, if frozen.
Heat wok over high heat; add oil.
Brown hens in oil about 10 minutes, turning often.
Drain off fat.
Add water, lemon juice, soy sauce, and ginger to wok.
Cover and simmer 40 to 45 minutes or till done, turning hens once or twice.
Remove hens from wok; keep warm.
Skim fat from liquid.
Boil liquid, uncovered, till reduced to 1/2 cup.
Stir in preserves; heat through.
Pour over birds.

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Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3463 Calories from Fat 2224

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 248 g381.1%

Saturated Fat 61 g305.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1374.5 mg458.2%

Sodium 1676.8 mg69.9%

Total Carbohydrates 62 g20.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.61 g2.5%

Sugars 43.7 g

Protein 235 g469.4%

Vitamin A 38.1% Vitamin C 88.5%

Calcium 15.9% Iron 62.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Apricot Glazed Cornish Hens Recipe