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Caramelized Cornish Hens

Caramelized Cornish Hens

Make these caramelized cornish hens when you want to dress things up a bit. Everyone loves getting a whole bird all to themselves. This recipe is easy to make and cooks in under an hour.

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  • 8 ServingsServings


  • 4 Rock Cornish Game Hens cut in half and dried with a paper towel
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 jar of duck sauce
  • 1/4 cup spicy mustard
  • 6 cloves chopped fresh garlic
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Soy sauce
  • 2 big squirts of honey
  • these amounts can be varied according to your tastes


1 Place all Cornish hen pieces in a roaster that is sprayed with Pam.
2 Mix all sauce ingredients and pour over Cornish hens.
3 Roast uncovered for 50 minutes- 1 hour 350- 375 degrees till golden brown and carmelized. Sprinkle chopped parsley on top and serve with a fruited rice on the side.
4 You can also use chicken cut in eight pieces for this recipe.


This recipe can be found on The Jewish Hostess