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Rock Cornish Game Hens With Tarragon Butter

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The Rock Cornish Game Hens With Tarragon Butter is a wonderful preparation that I am personally crazy about. I never get tired of this wonderful dish no matter how many times I have prepared it. Try this original Rock Cornish Game Hens With Tarragon Butter recipe for yourself!
  Cornish game hens 2 , split in half as for broiling
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), sliced
  Ground pepper To Taste
  Butter 1⁄4 Pound
  Tarragon 1 Tablespoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, finley minced
  Salt To Taste

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Trim off the excess skin at the neck and the fat at the tail of each half of hen.
Rub the skin side with the cut garlic clove; salt and pepper lightly.
Place the hens, skin side up, in a lightly buttered baking dish, one and one-half to two inches deep.
Melt the butter in a small saucepan and add the tarragon and parsley.
Mix well.
Baste the hens well with the tarragon butter and roast for one hour, basting every fifteen minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1829 Calories from Fat 1424

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 160 g246.6%

Saturated Fat 77.2 g385.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 726.7 mg242.2%

Sodium 710.6 mg29.6%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.6%

Dietary Fiber 2 g7.9%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 87 g174.4%

Vitamin A 104.9% Vitamin C 52.7%

Calcium 28.5% Iron 55%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Rock Cornish Game Hens With Tarragon Butter Recipe