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Apricot Mustard Glazed Game Hens

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Ingredients
  Cornish game hens 3
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dijon mustard 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Apricot preserves 3 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Use your hands to flatten hen quarters somewhat. Season lightly with salt and generously with pepper. Place in a shallow roasting pan, skin side up. Roast 10 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, make glaze. In a small saucepan, heat together mustard, preserves, oil, and lemon juice. After hens have roasted 10 minutes, turn and brush with some of glaze. Roast 10 minutes. Turn again and brush with glaze. Roast until juices run clear when pricked with a knife tip, about 15 minutes longer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Servings: 
6

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