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Rock Cornish Game Hen Platter

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Ingredients
  Frozen rock cornish game hens 8 Pound, thawed (Eight 1 Pound Each Pieces)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 5 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Canned chicken broth 14 Ounce (1 Can)
  Dry white wine 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Basil leaf 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Thyme leaf 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Apricots 1 Pound, drained
  Mushroom pilaf 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned peeled whole apricots 30 Ounce, drained (1 Can, 1 Pound 14 Ounces)
  Pineapple 14 Ounce, drained
  Grapes 1 Cup (16 tbs), sugared (1 Can)
  Canned sliced pineapple 30 Ounce, drained (1 Can, 1 Pound 14 Ounces)
  Sugared grapes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Wash Cornish hens properly from outside and within and dry them.
2.Put a sprinkling of salt and pepper and put flour on the outer side.

MAKING
3.In a frying pan, put the hens in butter or margarine and brown them.
4.Once done, put the hens on a roasting pan.
5.In a frying pan, heat drippings and cook onion in it.
6.Add chicken broth, wine, parsley, bay leaf, basil, thyme, 1/2 teaspoons salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
7.Pour the mixture on the hens and bake for 1 hour after covering.
8.Once done, take the hens out using a wide spatula.
9.In a cup, mix cornstarch with water.
10.Drizzle the mixture in the roasting pan and cook for 3 minutes by stirring.
11.Take the bay leaf out.

FINALIZING
12.Take a large serving dish, place hens in a circle; put an apricot on each pineapple slice and put around the edge of the dish.

SERVING
13.Garnish with celery and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Poultry
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
16

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