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Fruited Cornish Game Hens

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Ingredients
  Cornish game hens 2 Pound (2 Whole, 1 Pound Each)
  Sliced canned peaches 1 Cup (16 tbs), drained, syrup reserved
  Sliced canned pears 1 Cup (16 tbs), drained, syrup reserved
  Strong chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Syrup from peaches/Syrup from pears / both 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Ground ginger 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Arrange game hens breast-side-up in a 10-inch round baking dish. Cover with wax paper. Microwave at Cook Cycle 1 (power level 10) for 18 minutes, turning the game hens over after 9 minutes. Drain and turn hens breast-side-up again.
2. Combine remaining ingredients in a 1 1/2-quart mixing bowl and blend well. Pour fruit mixture over game hens. Cover. Microwave at Cook Cycle 2 (power level 5) for 13 to 16 minutes, or until sauce is thickened and poultry is fully cooked, stirring once. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday
Cook Time: 
34 Minutes

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