Sunday, February 13, 2011

Orange-glazed Cornish Hens

Recipe from: Country Fair Cookbook

4 Cornish game hens (22 ounces each)
1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
3/4 cup orange uice
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup Madeira wine, sherry, or chicken broth
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. ground mustard
1/4 tsp. ground allspice

Tie legs of each hen together, turn wing tips under backs. Place on a greased rack in a roasting pan. Brush with butter; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake, uncovered at 350 for 1 hour.

In a saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered for 15 minutes. Spoon over hens. Bake for 15 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 180

4 servings.

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