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Nob Hill Grand Cornish Game Hens

  Cornish game hens 4 , thawed
  Onion 1 Medium, quartered
  Grand marnier liqueur 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Ground chocolate 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Parsley sprigs 1

Season hens, inside and out, with salt and pepper.
Place 1 onion quarter into each cavity.
To prepare sauce, combine Grand Marnier with Ground Chocolate, butter and salt.
Pour 1 teaspoon sauce in each cavity.
Brush sauce over skin of hens.
Place hens, breast side down, on baking pan with rack.
Bake at 350° F for 30 minutes.
Turn breast side up and brush with sauce.
Bake additional 30 minutes, brushing twice with remaining sauce.
Place hens on serving plate.
Drain drippings from pan; pour over hens.
Stuff a small bunch parsley into cavity of each hen.
Flame with additional Grand Marnier, if desired.
Serve with wild rice and spiced peaches.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2362 Calories from Fat 1324

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 147 g226.2%

Saturated Fat 45.4 g226.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 997.9 mg332.6%

Sodium 873.3 mg36.4%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.3%

Sugars 20.7 g

Protein 167 g334.3%

Vitamin A 30.2% Vitamin C 36%

Calcium 16.6% Iron 46.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Nob Hill Grand Cornish Game Hens Recipe