Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Sam's Recipes

Christmas Cornish Game Hens

6 servings

servings

20 minutes

active time

1 hour 15 minutes

total time

Ingredients

3 large carrots, roughly chopped

3 stalks celery, roughly chopped

3 large onions, roughly chopped

2 parsnips, rough chopped

2 oranges, cut into wedges

6 Cornish game hens (about 2 pounds each), rinsed and dried thoroughly

Olive oil, to drizzle

Holiday Dry Rub, recipe follows

2 tablespoon salt

2 teaspoon chili powder

1 teaspoon sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Spread the vegetables and orange out evenly in the roasting pans. Place the Cornish game hens over the vegetables. Drizzle with olive oil. Rub the oil into the hens and sprinkle with the seasoning mixture, remembering to season the cavity. Place some vegetables and an orange wedge in the cavity of the birds.

Place in the oven and roast for 45 minutes or until the juices run clear and they are browned. Let the hens rest 10 minutes before carving.

Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix to combine.

Nutrition

Serving Size

-

Calories

456

Total Fat

27g

Saturated Fat

7g

Unsaturated Fat

-

Trans Fat

-

Cholesterol

153mg

Sodium

878mg

Total Carbohydrate

26g

Dietary Fiber

6g

Total Sugars

12g

Protein

28g

6 servings

servings

20 minutes

active time

1 hour 15 minutes

total time
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