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Cornish Game Hens

Posted in : Diabetic on by : Daphne


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


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.