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Cornish Hens with Pineapple Pepper Sauce

Ingredients
  Cornish game hens 4 1⁄2 Pound (3 whole, 1 1/2 pound each)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 3 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Canned pineapple chunks in juice 8 Ounce, undrained (1 can)
  Green bell pepper 1 Medium, cut into 1 inch pieces
  Red bell pepper 1 Medium, cut into 1 inch pieces
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Remove giblets and rinse hens inside-out. Pat dry and cut each hen lengthwise into half.
2) Preheat oven to 325° F.

MAKING
3) Take a broiler pan or a shallow roasting pan and place halved hens skin side up.
4) Broil them 4-6 inches away from heat for about 8-10 minutes or until skin turns crisp. Drain and set aside.
5) Take a 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish and place the halves again keeping skin side up.
6) Take a medium size bowl and combine all the remaining ingredients in it. Spoon them over hens and bake at 325° F for 45-50 minutes or until tender, basting several times with the mixture.

SERVING
7) Serve immediately with any remaining sauce, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Curry
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 740 Calories from Fat 431

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g73.6%

Saturated Fat 13.3 g66.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 343.6 mg114.5%

Sodium 260.1 mg10.8%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g5%

Sugars 7.6 g

Protein 59 g117.8%

Vitamin A 22.4% Vitamin C 81.2%

Calcium 4.2% Iron 16.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cornish Hens With Pineapple Pepper Sauce Recipe