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Orange Ginger Glazed Cornish Hens Recipe
|Fresh orange juice||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (From About 3 Oranges)|
|Minced peeled fresh ginger||2 Tablespoon|
|Low sodium soy sauce||1 Tablespoon|
|Cornish hens||3 Pound, skinned and halved (2 Hens, 1 1/2 Pound Each)|
|Ground ginger||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3002 Calories from Fat 1738
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 193 g296.5%
Saturated Fat 53.3 g266.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1374.5 mg
Sodium 2116.8 mg88.2%
Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.8%
Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.7%
Sugars 42.1 g
Protein 235 g469.2%
Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 59.4%
Calcium 16.4% Iron 63.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Preheat oven to 475°.
Combine first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil.
Combine 1 tablespoon water and cornstarch; stir with a whisk.
Add cornstarch mixture to juice mixture in pan, stirring with a whisk.
Cook 2 minutes or until thick and glossy, stirring constantly.
Place hen halves, meaty sides up, on a foil-lined jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray; sprinkle hen halves with salt and ground ginger.
Spoon juice mixture evenly over hen halves.
Insert a meat thermometer into the meaty part of a thigh, making sure not to touch bone.
Bake at 475° for 25 minutes or until thermometer registers 180°.