Cornish Game Hens With Herbs Recipe

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Cornish Game Hens With Herbs
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  1. Place 2 whole garlic cloves and 2 lemon wedges in each hen.
  2. In a small bowl, combine oil,smashed garlic, rosemary, sage, tarragon, thyme, salt and pepper.
  3. Gently separate skin from breast and thigh of each hen and rub meat with herb mixture.
  4. Rub any extra over skin.
  5. Arrange birds on baking sheets lined with parchment paper.
  6. Roast birds in a preheated 400°F oven for 45 minutes or until well browned and cooked through.
  7. Baste occasionally.
  8. Place birds on a platter and transfer pan juices to measuring cup.
  9. To make sauce, remove fat from pan juices.
  10. Place juices in a saucepan with stock, soy sauce and Worcestershire sauce and bring to a boil.
  11. Cook a few minutes.
  12. In a small bowl, combine flour and margarine.
  13. Stir into sauce and cook until just slightly thickened.
  14. Adjust seasonings.
  15. Serve hens with sauce on the side.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 152.36 Kcal (638 kJ)
Calories from fat 66.96 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.44g 11%
Cholesterol 51.59mg 17%
Sodium 590.87mg 25%
Potassium 268.77mg 6%
Total Carbs 8.2g 3%
Sugars 1.01g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 13.1g 26%
Vitamin C 11.4mg 19%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Calcium 57.2mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 98.42 Kcal (412 kJ)
Calories from fat 43.25 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.81g 11%
Cholesterol 33.32mg 17%
Sodium 381.7mg 25%
Potassium 173.63mg 6%
Total Carbs 5.3g 3%
Sugars 0.65g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.65g 4%
Protein 8.46g 26%
Vitamin C 7.4mg 19%
Iron 1mg 8%
Calcium 36.9mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.5
  • 4

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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