Juicy Cornish Game Hens

Juicy Cornish Game Hens Recipe

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Janice Splaha


I offer the cooked-in sauce, too. I like to pour it over my half piece.


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20 Min
1 Hr


  • 2
    cornish game hens, halved
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    orange juice
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to your taste

How to Make Juicy Cornish Game Hens


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350*. Melt butter in saucepan. Stir in honey and chili powder. Mix well. Stir in orange juice, salt and pepper. Remove from heat.
  2. Rinse the hen halves and pat dry using paper towels. Place hens, skin side down in baking dish. Place in oven and bake for 10 minutes.
  3. Turn hens over and pour the butter/honey mixture over halves. Use all the mixture. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until well brown and cooked through.

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About Juicy Cornish Game Hens

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American

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