Apricot Ginger Game Hens

Apricot Ginger Game Hens

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"These are wonderful to serve at a party. They look beautiful and taste even better. These should be marinated overnight; just place them into the oven before guests arrive and the work is done. Have the butcher cut the birds in half lengthwise for you, down the breast bone."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 348 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 17.8 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 23.9 g
  • 48%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 128 mg
  • 43%
  • Sodium:
  • 1876 mg
  • 75%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In shallow dish, mix the soy sauce, apricot preserves, ginger, garlic, wine, and sugar. Place the hens in the dish, and coat with the marinade. Cover, and allow to marinate in the refrigerator 8 hours, or overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  3. Arrange the hen halves in a baking dish. Pour remaining marinade over the hens. Bake uncovered 1 hour and 15 minutes in the preheated oven, basting frequently with the marinade, until hen juices run clear.

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  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
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These were terrific, nice and juicy! I bought them frozen and when they thawed I just cut them in half myself with a big chef's knife, no problem. I basted them with the marinade they were cook...

I tasted the marinade before putting it on my hens. Too much soy! So this is what I did! Let me back up first. I bought Apricot preserves just to make this dish but when it came time to make it ...

This recipe was pretty tasty. I used boneless skinless chicken breasts instead of game hens, and my husband loved it. Next time, I think I will bread the chicken after it has been soaked in the ...