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Cornish Hens

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Ingredients
  Cornish hens 32 Ounce, thawed (2 Hens, 16 Ounce Each)
  Crab apple jelly 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Browning agent 1⁄4 Teaspoon (For Gravy)
Directions

Place jelly and browning agent in 1 cup (250 mL) microproof measure and heat 1 minute on HIGH.
Stir well.
Place hens (giblets removed and cavity sprinkled with salt) on rack or inverted saucers in a microproof baking dish breast side down.
Brush with basting mix.
Cover loosely with plastic wrap.
Cook on HIGH 8 minutes.
Turn hens breast side up and make sure the side that was towards centre is towards outside for final cooking.
Baste again.
Recover.
Cook on HIGH 8-10 minutes or until juices run clear when hen is pierced between leg and thigh.
Let stand 10 minutes, on warming tray, covered tightly with foil.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Poultry
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 332 Calories from Fat 197

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.6%

Saturated Fat 6.3 g31.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 152.7 mg50.9%

Sodium 97.5 mg4.1%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g1.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.67 g2.7%

Sugars 3.8 g

Protein 26 g52.3%

Vitamin A 3.3% Vitamin C 1.3%

Calcium 2.1% Iron 6.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cornish Hens Recipe