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Microwaved Roast Cornish Hens

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  Cornish hens 4 Pound
  Stuffing 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Cranberry orange relish 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Honey 1 Tablespoon

Stuff Cornish hens.
Secure cavity with wooden picks.
Mix cranberry-orange relish and honey in small bowl.
Arrange hens breast side down and at least 1 -inch apart, in (12 x 8-inch) utility dish.
Brush hens with glaze.
Cover with waxed paper.
Microwave 12 to 15 minutes on HIGH, rotating dish once if necessary.
Turn hens over so that breast sides are up and outside edges are reversed to inside of dish.
Brush with glaze.
Cover with waxed paper.
Microwave 15 minutes on HIGH, or until internal temperature of thickest part of inside thigh muscle registers 175°.
Let stand 7 minutes, tented with aluminum foil.
If desired, serve on bed of wild rice, garnished with green beans and spiced peaches.
Note: Do not use meat thermometer in Microwave oven.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1241 Calories from Fat 693

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 77 g118.2%

Saturated Fat 20.3 g101.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 458.2 mg152.7%

Sodium 968.9 mg40.4%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.4 g17.4%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 82 g164.5%

Vitamin A 20.4% Vitamin C 14.8%

Calcium 9.2% Iron 27.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Microwaved Roast Cornish Hens Recipe