Flaming Birds Recipe

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Flaming Birds

Sunshine Moe

By
@MsNRG

It's quite a show when the birds are served flaming and the lights are dimmed. Very romantic.


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Rating:

Serves:

2

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2
rock cornish game hens, defrosted if frozed
4 Tbsp
butter
1/4 c
cooking sherry
1/4 c
brandy
salt and pepper or chicken seasoning to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Remove giblets from frozen birds and discard or save for another use
2
Melt butter in a heavy skillet with heat proof handles. Season birds with salt and pepper, then brown lightly all over in butter, turning frequently. About 20 minutes
3
When hens are browned add sherry to the pan and transfer it to the oven. Roast birds 45 to 60 minutes, until they are tender basting often.
4
Transfer hens to a heated and heat proof serving dish. Warm brandy in a small saucepan and ignite it. Pour quickly over hens and serve flaming.
5
If you cannot get Rock Cornish hens you can use squab, small chickens or quail. Just adjust the cooking time per size / pounds of birds.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Wild Game
Main Ingredient: Wild Game
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy