Mint Glazed Cornish Hen
|Finely chopped fresh mint||2 Tablespoon|
|Olive oil||2 Teaspoon|
|Honey||2 Teaspoon, heated|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Mint leaves||1 Tablespoon|
|Cornish hen||1 1⁄4 Pound, skinned and cut in half|
|Lemon juice||2 Tablespoon|
1 In a small bowl, add chopped mint, oil, honey, and garlic.
2 In 8 x 8-inch nonstick baking pan, place the hen and sprinkle both the sides with salt.
3 Glaze the hen with the mint-honey mixture using a brush and sprinkle with lemon juice.
4 Place in the oven, cut side down and bake at 400 degrees fahrenheit for 25-30 minutes until tender.
5 Remove baking pan from the oven and baste the hen with pan juices.
6 Set the oven control to broil and broil the hen 3 inches from heat source until browned and crisp, for about 1 minute.
7 Garnish with mint leaves and serve.