Cornish Hens With Apricot Glaze

Cornish Hens With Apricot Glaze
Cornish Hens With Apricot Glaze

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Ingredients

  • 4

    Cornish game hens - (abt 1 1/4 lbs ea)

  • 1/2

    teaspoon salt

  • 1/4

    teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper

  • 1/2

    cup Steels Gourmet Apricot Jam

  • 1/2

    teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1/4

    teaspoon cardamom

  • 1

    tablespoon olive oil

  • 1

    small shallot finely chopped

  • 1

    cup canned chicken broth

  • 2

    teaspoons ThickenThin Not/Starch Thickener

Directions

Heat oven to 450 degrees. Rinse hens under cold running water and then drain and blot dry with paper towels. Place one hen on its breast. With poultry shears make a lengthwise cut down one side of the backbone to the tail. Repeat on other side of backbone; remove and discard backbone. Remove and discard fat inside the body and neck cavities. Place hen cut-side down and flatten with your hands. Transfer to a baking sheet. Repeat with remaining hens. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a small bowl, mix jam, cinnamon and cardamom. Set aside. Cook hens 25 minutes, until no longer pink inside and juices run clear. Heat broiler. Brush reserved glaze on hens. Broil 6 inches from heat source 2 minutes, until browned. Remove from broiler. Transfer hens to a serving platter; tent with foil to keep warm. In skillet over medium heat, heat olive oil. Add shallots and cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened. Carefully pour accumulated juices from the baking sheet into skillet. Add chicken broth. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Whisk in thickener. Simmer 1 minute until thickened. Transfer sauce to a gravy boat. This recipe yields 4 servings. Carbohydrates: 4 grams Net Carbs: 3.5 grams Fiber: 0.5 grams Protein: 81 grams Fat: 69 grams Calories: 994

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