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Roast Rock Cornish Hens

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dry white wine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dried tarragon 1 Tablespoon
  Frozen rock cornish hens 7 1⁄2 Pound, thawed (6 hens, each about 1 1/4 pounds)
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), peeled
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Garlic salt To Taste
Directions

About 1 hour and 15 minutes before serving: Preheat oven to 400°F.
In saucepan, melt butter; add wine, 1 tablespoon dried tarragon.
In each hen, place 1 garlic clove, 1 teaspoon dried tarragon, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
Sprinkle outside liberally with garlic salt.
In large shallow open pan, without rack, roast Cornish hens 1 hour or until well browned and drumstick twists easily out of thigh joint, basting several times with sauce.
Serve hens with drippings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Browned
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1375 Calories from Fat 919

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 103 g157.7%

Saturated Fat 36.6 g182.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 633.2 mg211.1%

Sodium 470.7 mg19.6%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.3 g1.2%

Sugars 0.4 g

Protein 98 g196.8%

Vitamin A 28.4% Vitamin C 9.4%

Calcium 10.9% Iron 30%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Roast Rock Cornish Hens Recipe