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apricot glazed cornish hens

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
Grapeview, WA

This is a recipe that came with my Oster vertical Rotisserie. We've made this recipe many times and love it. We've also changed up the preserves to other kinds, but this one is still my fav. I usually double the sauce because it's also good over rice.

(1 rating)
yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Grill

Ingredients For apricot glazed cornish hens

  • 2
    whole cornish game hens, or 4-lb chicken
  • 1 c
    apricot preserves
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce

How To Make apricot glazed cornish hens

  • 1
    Rinse defrosted hens in cold running water. Drain, pat dry inside and out with paper towel.
  • 2
    Combine preserves, vinegar and soy sauce. Divide sauce in half.
  • 3
    Spray inside of rotisserie basket with nonstick vegetable coating spray; place on spit and fit unit on hub of drip tray. Center one hen on spit with wings downward; center second hen on spit with wings upward.
  • 4
    Close rotisserie door. Plug in; be certain unit rotates freely. Cook until juices run clear and thermometer inserted in breast registers 185ºF(approximately 55 to 60 minutes). Brush hens with half of sauce during last 10 minutes of cooking.
  • 5
    Remove hens to a warm platter to serve. Heat the reserved half of sauce and serve with hens. Refrigerate leftovers.

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