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Orange Baked Cornish Hens

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Ingredients
  Ready to cook rock cornish game hens 2 Pound (2 whole, 1 pound each)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Dry bread cubes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (2 slices)
  Chopped walnuts 2 Tablespoon
  Grated orange peel 1 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Paprika To Taste
  Orange marmalade 1 Tablespoon
  Bottled steak sauce 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Season inside of hens with salt and pepper.
In 4-cup glass measure micro-cook onion in butter, uncovered, on high setting till onion is tender, about 1 1/2 minutes.
Stir in bread, nuts, peel, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
Toss with juice.
Stuff birds with mixture.
Tie legs together.
Place, breast side down, in 10 x 6 x 2-inch baking dish.
Sprinkle with paprika.
Micro-cook, uncovered, on high setting 10 minutes.
Turn breast up; sprinkle with paprika.
Cook, uncovered, on roast (medium-high) setting till done, about 10 minutes.
Mix last 2 ingredients.
Brush on birds; micro-cook, uncovered, on high setting 1 minute.
Let stand 5 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Roasted
Interest: 
Healthy

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