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Cranberry Cornish Hens HD Recipe Video
|Canned jellied cranberry sauce||1 Can (10 oz)|
|Dry white wine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Salt and pepper||To Taste|
|Rosemary sprigs||4 , divided|
Calories 740 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34 g52.2%
Saturated Fat 9.4 g47.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 241.4 mg80.5%
Sodium 733.4 mg30.6%
Total Carbohydrates 63 g20.9%
Dietary Fiber 2 g8%
Sugars 53.9 g
Protein 41 g82.9%
Vitamin A 8.7% Vitamin C 13.9%
Calcium 4.5% Iron 13.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1. Preheat the oven at 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a shallow pan with cooking spray and set aside.
2. Rinse Cornish hens in cold water and pat dry. Set aside.
3. In a heavy 2-qt saucepan, combine jellied cranberry sauce, dry white wine and lemon juice. Stir until mix. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until cranberry sauce melts and mixture is smooth. Set aside.
4. Sprinkle the cavities of hens with salt and pepper and rosemary sprigs. Close the cavities and secure with wooden toothpicks.
5. Place the hens, breast side up in the prepared shallow pan. Brush with the cranberry mixture, coating all sides. Season with salt and pepper.
6. Bake in oven for 45 minutes at 350 degrees F, basting frequently with the cranberry sauce.
7. Serve the hens with extra little spoonful of sauce.
When handling raw poultry, make sure you wash your hands to prevent the spread of bacteria.