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Glazed Cornish Hens

When you're looking for a great dish to celebrate a special occasion, these glazed Cornish hens hit the mark. But make sure you prepare enough -- your guests are sure to come back for seconds... and possibly thirds.

Glazed Cornish Hens


For 4 people

  • 4 Cornish hens
  • 1/2 cup(s) melted butter
  • 1 Glaze:
  • 1/2 cup(s) whole cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 cup(s) orange marmalade
  • 1/2 cup(s) mandarin orange segments
  • 3 tablespoon(s) lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon(s) finely chopped onion


Rinse hens and pat dry. Coat inside and out with butter. Place hens on rack in shallow roasting pan. Roast in preheated 425 oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 375 and roast 45 minutes longer, basting occasionally. During last 20 minutes, brush hens with glaze several times. Glaze again before serving.

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Ready in 1 hour and 25 min

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 261.1 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 0.46g
  • Sodium (mg): 168.47mg
  • Carbs: 44.27g
  • Fat: 7.6g
  • Saturated fat (g): 3.49g
  • Proteins: 4.33g