Orange Ginger Glazed Cornish Hen

Orange Ginger Glazed Cornish Hen

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ¾

    cup fresh orange juice (about 3 oranges)

  • 2

    tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger

  • 1

    tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce

  • 2

    tablespoons honey

  • 1

    tablespoon water

  • 2

    teaspoons cornstarch

  • 2

    (1½-pound) Cornish hens, skinned and halved

  • Cooking spray

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • ½

    teaspoon ground ginger

Directions

Preheat oven to 475°. Combine first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Combine water and cornstarch in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add to juice mixture in pan, stirring with a whisk. Cook 2 minutes or until thick and glossy, stirring constantly. Place hen halves, meaty sides up, on a foil-lined jelly roll pan coated with cooking spray; sprinkle hen halves with salt and ground ginger. Spoon juice mixture evenly over hen halves. Insert a meat thermometer into meaty part of a thigh, making sure not to touch bone. Bake at 475° for 25 minutes or until the thermometer registers 180°.


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