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Apple-Glazed Cornish Game Hens Recipe

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This recipe for Apple-Glazed Cornish Game Hens, by , is from Everybody Eats: Recipes from the Hartshorn, Jackson, Gomer, and Atkins Families, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Beth Jackson Hartshorn
Added: Friday, June 10, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (1 1/2 pound) Cornish Game Hen (halved)
1/2 cup apple cider
1/4 cup apple jelly
1 tsp. five-spice powder
1/8 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. cayenne

Directions:
Directions:
Spray the broiler rack with nonstick spray; preheat broiler. Broil the hens 7 inches from heat skinned-side down, 15 minutes. Turn the hens and broil until colked through 10 to 15 minutes more. Meanwhile, prepare teh glaze: Combine the cider, jelly, five-spice powder, salt, and cayenne in a small saucepan and simmer. Simmer until the mixture is thick and syrupy, aboutr 7 minutes. Set aside and keep warm. (You should have about 1/4 cup) Carefully remove teh skin from each hen. Brush about half the glaze over the hens. Broil until bubbly. 1-2 minutes more. Place thehens on a serving platter and drizzle with the remaining glaze.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2

 

 

 

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