Ready in 1 hour 15 minutes
This is a very juicy hen. Don't change anything, it's great.
1 Preheat oven to 350F.
2 Melt butter and stir in honey and chili powder; mixing well.
3 Stir in orange juice, salt and pepper and remove from heat. Add a couple drops of orange extract
4 Cut each hen into two halves
5 Rinse well and pat dry with paper towels. Inject basting sauce under the skin
6 Place hens in baking dish, skin side down, and place in oven for 6-8 minutes.
7 Turn hens over and baste generousy with all of the basting sauce
8 Bake until browned - 45 minutes
Use pan drippings to spoon on top of hens.
1 hour | 15 min prep |
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indvid 1y agoAbsolutely awesome!
billmc44 3y agoWonderful way to fix Cornish game hens! Picky Wife and the World's Greatest Mother-in-law both enjoyed. Served with twice baked potatoes and a big garden salad. Easy, delicious!
PJFlava 4y agoGreat sauce. We're going to use it as a base to an actual BBQ sauce.
shibattou 6y agoVery good. Easy to make, also.
kitpath 6y ago1 hour | 15 min prep |
Stillwaters 7y ago1 hour | 15 min prep | [I posted this recipe.]