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Microwave Festive Game Hens

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Ingredients
  Rock cornish game hens 2
For glaze
  Apricot jam 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Orange peel 1 Teaspoon
  Sour cream 2 Tablespoon (for garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Ready the birds for cooking as per the instructions.
2. Place them in a dish and brush glaze over them and wrap the dish with wax paper.
3. Determine the cooking time on the basis of their combined weight.

MAKING
4. Place the dish in a microwave oven, and cook on a setting of HIGH (9) for 9 minutes per pound.
5. Turn hens during the half of the cooking time and brush them with glaze, cover and cook for some more time.
6. When done to right temperature, the legs start moving freely and juices become clear.
7. Cover and allow the dish to remain for another 10 minutes before serving.

SERVING
8.Serve festive game hens with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3905 Calories from Fat 2347

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 261 g401%

Saturated Fat 74 g370.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1848.1 mg616%

Sodium 1976.3 mg82.3%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.72 g2.9%

Sugars 49.3 g

Protein 313 g626.1%

Vitamin A 43.1% Vitamin C 27%

Calcium 24.6% Iron 81.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Microwave Festive Game Hens Recipe