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Cornish Game Hens

Posted in : Diabetic on by : Daphne

Ingredients:

2 Cornish game hens, about 1-3/4 lb. each1/4 tsp. dried dill weed1/4 tsp. dried leaf oregano1/4 tsp. pepperdash paprika1 Tbsp. virgin olive oil1 clove garlic, minced1/2 C. vermouth1 Tbsp. orange juice concentrate, frozen1 Tbsp. parsley, chopped2 Tbsp. almonds, slivered silvered

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Remove skin from hens. Cut each in half, discarding backbones. Season on both sides with the herbs and spices. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil. Sauté hens about 4 minutes on each side. Transfer to a baking dish. Add garlic and shallots to skillet and sauté about 1 minute. Add vermouth and orange juice, and swirl to mix. Pour over hens. Cover dish with foil and bake 20 minutes, basting a few times. Increase oven temperature to 425 degrees F. Uncover baking dish and bake 5 minutes. Garnish with parsley and almonds.