Stuffed Cornish Game Hens with Cranberry Glaze Recipe

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Stuffed Cornish Game Hens with Cranberry Glaze
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  1. Prepare the glaze: Combine cranberries and wine in saucepan, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in honey and continue to simmer 2 minutes.
  3. Strain glaze, stir in oil and set aside.
  4. Prepare the game hens and stuffing: Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat, add onion, celery and cranberries.
  5. Saute for 3 minutes.
  6. Add sauteed mixture to the French bread cubes.
  7. Let cool.
  8. Stir in chicken broth, parsley, sage, thyme, 1/4 Tsp.
  9. Salt and 1/8 Tsp.
  10. Pepper.
  11. Stuff game hens with the stuffing and tie drumsticks together with kitchen string.
  12. Place hens in a roasting pan.
  13. Brush some of glaze over each game hen and sprinkle with a little salt and pepper.
  14. Place in a preheated 450 degree oven for 20 minutes.
  15. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and continue roasting for 45 minutes longer.
  16. Baste hens with glaze and sprinkle with salt and pepper (salt& pepper is optional, I didn't do it) twice more during the cooking time.
  17. Remove hens from oven and let rest 5 minutes.
  18. Cut strings and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 803.27 Kcal (3363 kJ)
Calories from fat 143.82 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.98g 25%
Cholesterol 225.12mg 75%
Sodium 1127.42mg 47%
Potassium 997.46mg 21%
Total Carbs 90.9g 30%
Sugars 20.48g 82%
Dietary Fiber 6.59g 26%
Protein 62.4g 125%
Vitamin C 19mg 32%
Iron 7.5mg 42%
Calcium 109mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 149.8 Kcal (627 kJ)
Calories from fat 26.82 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.98g 25%
Cholesterol 41.98mg 75%
Sodium 210.26mg 47%
Potassium 186.02mg 21%
Total Carbs 16.95g 30%
Sugars 3.82g 82%
Dietary Fiber 1.23g 26%
Protein 11.64g 125%
Vitamin C 3.6mg 32%
Iron 1.4mg 42%
Calcium 20.3mg 11%

* 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

  • 16.6
  • 19

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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