Oriental Game Hens Recipe

Oriental game hens is a microwaved meat recipe. Prepared with cornish game hens or even chicken, it is cooked whole with baste of soy sauce combined with oil and flavored with ginger and cloves. Microwaved and finished on the grill. The oriental hame hens are quickly prepared and are great for parties or family dinners.


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Main Ingredient


 Cornish game hens6 Pound (Four 1 1/2 Pound Birds)
 Salt To Taste
 Peanut oil/Vegetable oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Soy sauce1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Brown sugar2 Tablespoon
 Wine vinegar1 Tablespoon
 Grated ginger1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground cloves1 Dash

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6618 Calories from Fat 4431

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 493 g759.2%

Saturated Fat 124.8 g623.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2749 mg

Sodium 9236.8 mg384.9%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.7%

Sugars 32.2 g

Protein 475 g949.6%

Vitamin A 58.8% Vitamin C 23.4%

Calcium 32.7% Iron 132.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Remove giblets from hens.
Remove fatty portion from neck and tail area of hens.
Rinse hens under cold running water.
Pat hens dry with paper toweling.
Sprinkle cavities with salt.
Close neck and body openings with skewers.
Tie legs together; tuck wings under back and tie with kitchen twine.
Arrange hens in shallow micro-waveable dish and cover with vented plastic wrap.
Microwave at 50% power 10 minutes.
For basting sauce, in small bowl, combine remaining ingredients.
Lightly oil grid.
Grill hens, on uncovered grill, over medium-hot Charcoal Briquets 20 minutes or until thigh moves easily and juices run clear, basting often with sauce.