Apple Glazed Cornish Hens

Apple Glazed Cornish Hens Recipe

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Shelia Tucker


We love the little cornish Hens , and i really like the Glaze in this recipe, Apple, cinnamon, lemon, These are the smells and tastes of Fall . And so good on these little Hens. This recipe is from Quality Health Recipes


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
1 Hr


  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 4
    cornish hens
  • 1 1/2 c
    apple juice, unsweetened concentrate undiluted
  • 1 medium
    sliced lemon

How to Make Apple Glazed Cornish Hens


  1. Remove Giblets from Hens, Rinse Hens under cold running water and pat dry - using a long sharp knife, split Hens Lengthwise ( you could also buy pre-cut Hens ) Place the Hens cavity side up in a roasting pan. heat oven to 350
  2. Take out 1/2 cup of the undiltued apple juice concentrate , put in a bowl add the 3 Tabsp. water, mix well and pour over hens in the roasting pan. Place Pan in oven and Bake Uncovered for 45 minutes.
  3. In a saucepan , put the remaining 1 cup of Undiluted Apple Juice , cornstarch and cinnamon, Mix Well, and add in 4 of the Lemon slices - Place Pan over Medium Heat, stir and cook till thickened, Then remove from heat.
  4. Take Hens out of oven and turn them Breast side up, and brush the hens with the Apple Glaze. Return the Hens to the oven and continue to bake for 15 minutes. When Hens are done remove from oven and place on a serving platter and arrange the remaining lemon slices on them as garnish.

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About Apple Glazed Cornish Hens

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #apple, #Glazed, #Cornish, #Hens

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