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Glazed Cornish Game Hens

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An invitation from fans of Chow Time. Herb-roasted Cornish game hens with a Maple-Mustard-Cherry glaze - and a side of piano.
  Hen 10 Small
  Onions 10 Medium
  Olive oil 6 Tablespoon
  Herbs de provence 5 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1 Tablespoon
For maple mustard cherry glaze
  Bordeaux mustard 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Maple syrup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Black cherry juice 3 Cup (48 tbs)

1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees fahrenheit

2. Stuff each hen with a whole onion.
3. In a bowl, mix the olive oil and herbs de provence and brush the game hens with this mix.
4. Next, season with salt and pepper.
5. Pop into the oven for 20 minutes.
6. Remove from oven and baste the chickens.
7. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees fahrenheit and return the chicken to the oven for 10 more minutes.
8. For Maple-Mustard cherry Glaze: In a pan, heat the spicy mustard, maple syrup and black cherry juice and bring to boil and stir. Reduce to half.
9. Pour the maple-mustard sauce over the chicken.

10. Plate and serve the chicken as main course.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 901 Calories from Fat 414

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g70.7%

Saturated Fat 12.3 g61.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 285.7 mg95.2%

Sodium 816.1 mg34%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.2%

Sugars 14.7 g

Protein 92 g184.9%

Vitamin A 4.1% Vitamin C 968.5%

Calcium 9.8% Iron 43.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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