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Cornish Game Hen a L'Orange Recipe

Looking for an easy Cornish Game Hen a l'Orange recipe? Learn how to make Cornish Game Hen a l'Orange using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by akamaifoods

Makes 6 servings



cornish game hen with an orange sauce

Recipe Ingredients for Cornish Game Hen a l'Orange

3 Tablespoon fresh thyme
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 Cornish Game Hen Frozen
1 cups orange juice
2 Tablespoon sherry vinegar
1 Tablespoon splenda
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 Tablespoon water
2 teaspoon butter
1 Tablespoon dijon mustard
2 teaspoon fresh thyme
1 Tablespoon orange zest
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 oranges

Recipe Directions for Cornish Game Hen a l'Orange

  1. Preheat oven to 500

  2. combine thyme, salt and pepper. with your fingers, lift up the skin of each hen. slide the thyme, salt and pepper mixture underneath the skin. sprinkle some inside the cavity of the hen as well

  3. coat a roasting rack with cooking spray. place the rack inside a large roasting pan. place the hens breast side down on the rack. roast uncovered for about 15 minutes. lower the heat to 400 and continue to roast the hens until they are cooked through about 25 - 30 minutes. test by making sure the juices run clear and the legs move easily. remove the hens from the ove and tent with foil to keep warm

  4. to prepare the orange sauce, bring the orange juice, vinegar and splenda to a simmer over medium heat. whisk together the cornstarch and water. slowly whisk it into the juice-vinegar mixture. bring to a boil while whisking and continue to cook until sauce thickens. remove from heat and whisk in the butter, mustard, thyme and orange zest. season to taste with salt and pepper

  5. to serve, cut each hen in half. serve the hens skinless with the orange sauce and orange slices

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 207.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
208
Calories from Fat
87
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.7g
15%
Saturated Fat
3.1g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
61mg
20%
Sodium
269mg
11%
Potassium
271mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
19.1g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
14.1g
Protein
11.0g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 120%
Calcium 9% Iron 15%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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