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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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


  • 1Pre-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.
  • 2Rinse 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.
  • 3Turn 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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