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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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (197g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4|
|Calories from Fat: 320 (68%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 35.5g||47 %|
|Saturated Fat 13.9g||70 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 13.4g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 5.3g|
|Cholesterol 200.2mg||62 %|
|Sodium 249.6mg||9 %|
|Potassium 461.6mg||12 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 8.4g||2 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.9g||4 %|
|Sugars, other 7.5g|
|Protein 29.3g||42 %|
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indvidAbsolutely awesome!2y ago
billmc44Wonderful 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!3y ago
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