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Cornish Hens Tarragon

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Ingredients
  Frozen cornish hens 6
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dry white wine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Tarragon 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), cut fine (Use Less, If Desired)
  Garlic salt To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Let Cornish hens thaw overnight in refrigerator; save giblets.
Melt butter or margarine; add the wine, one tablespoon of the tarragon and garlic.
Use this sauce to baste frequently.
Stuff each hen with 1/2 t.of tarragon, and sprinkle inside with 1/4 t.salt, 1/8 t.pepper and 1/8 t.garlic salt.
Bake in 450 degree oven 45 minutes to 1 hour (depending upon size) being sure to baste often.
Serve garnished with watercress or parsley if desired.
The giblets can be used to make a dressing, preferably with wild rice and place in a casserole.
Serves 6.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Poultry
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 727 Calories from Fat 506

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g87.3%

Saturated Fat 23.8 g119.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 301.9 mg100.6%

Sodium 272.2 mg11.3%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.48 g1.9%

Sugars 0.4 g

Protein 43 g85.4%

Vitamin A 23.4% Vitamin C 8.8%

Calcium 10.2% Iron 20.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cornish Hens Tarragon Recipe