Honey-Poppy Seed Cornish Hens

Honey-Poppy Seed Cornish Hens

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"This is a delicious dish that serves well with curried vegetables."

Ingredients

1 h 45 m servings 441 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 441 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 24.9 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.7g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 29.7 g
  • 59%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 170 mg
  • 57%
  • Sodium:
  • 395 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray rack of shallow roasting pan with non-stick spray.
  2. Cut each hen in half; place skin side down in roasting pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Whisk together the honey, poppy seeds, mustard and ginger. Brush over both sides of the hens.
  4. Roast uncovered for 1 hour turning once.
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I cooked the hens whole instead of cutting in half because I liked the look of serving a whole hen to my company. Worked out fine and they were delicious. I accidentally mixed the salt and peppe...

I added about a Tablesppon of fresh crushed garlic and it gave it such a kick that the 2 hens I made were not enough and most of my other dishes were over looked because they all wanted more of ...

We served this recipe at a retirement party and everyone enjoyed it. We cooked 16 cornish that night! They were easy to make and required only a little attention during cooking.