You are here

Orange Baked Cornish Hens

Microwaverina's picture
  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

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: 

Rate It

Your rating: None
Average: 4 (17 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2618 Calories from Fat 1578

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 176 g270.5%

Saturated Fat 53.2 g266.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 980.9 mg327%

Sodium 1174.8 mg48.9%

Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.7%

Dietary Fiber 8.3 g33.2%

Sugars 19.2 g

Protein 172 g344.1%

Vitamin A 47% Vitamin C 51.2%

Calcium 29.3% Iron 67.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Orange Baked Cornish Hens Recipe