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Cornish Hens With Peppercorn Sauce

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  Cornish game hens 450 Gram
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Olive oil 15 Milliliter
  Butter 30 Milliliter
  Flour 30 Milliliter
  Chicken stock 250 Milliliter
  Light cream 125 Milliliter
  Green peppercorns 15 Milliliter
  Dijon mustard 5 Milliliter
  Chives 15 Milliliter, chopped
  Parsley 15 Milliliter, chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Split the hens in half.
Blend the seasonings together.
Rub the hens with the garlic clove.
Brush the hens with the olive oil and sprinkle them with the seasonings.
Place on a broiling pan and bake in a preheated 350°F (180°C) oven for 45 minutes.
While hens bake, heat the butter in a sauce pan and add the flour, cook for 2 minutes over low heat.
Whip in the stock, cream, peppercorns, mustard and chives.
Simmer for 10 minutes.
Transfer the hens to a serving platter, cover with sauce, sprinkle with parsley and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 616 Calories from Fat 431

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g74.5%

Saturated Fat 20 g100.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 221.8 mg73.9%

Sodium 448.3 mg18.7%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.87 g3.5%

Sugars 1.6 g

Protein 30 g60.8%

Vitamin A 29.5% Vitamin C 18.7%

Calcium 7.4% Iron 18.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cornish Hens With Peppercorn Sauce Recipe