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cornish hens with orange-teriyaki sauce

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
Grapeview, WA

Simple and tasty sauce from Bon Appetit Every-Night Cooking. Time does not include marinating time. We love this sauce and pour some over rice too.

(3 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cornish hens with orange-teriyaki sauce

  • 1 c
    thick teriyaki baste and glaze
  • 1 c
    orange juice
  • 4
    green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated orange peel
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 4
    cornish game hens (each about 1- to 1 1/4-pounds)
  • 2/3 c
    canned low-salt chicken broth

How To Make cornish hens with orange-teriyaki sauce

  • 1
    Whisk first 5 ingredients in bowl to blend for marinade. Place hens in plastic bag. Add 1 cup marinade; seal bag. Let hens marinate 1 hour or refrigerate overnight. Reserve remaining marinade.
  • 2
    Preheat oven to 400°F. Place rack on large rimmed baking sheet. Arrange hens on rack; drizzle with marinade from bag. Roast hens until cooked through, basting occasionally with reserved marinade, about 1 hour.
  • 3
    Transfer hens to platter. Scrape juices into saucepan; add broth and any remaining marinade. Bring sauce to boil. Season with salt and pepper; spoon over hens.

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