Preparation Time - 30 Minutes
Preparation Method - Bake

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Apple Stuffed Game Hens

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Paul B. | March 4th, 2024

Ingredients are for 4 Servings
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Qty Unit Ingredient
4 each Cornish hens
2 large Apples
1/2 cup Honey
12 ounces Apple Juice
1/2 cup Water
1 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
Prep Time Process Time Overall Time
30 Minutes 1 Hour 15 Minutes 1 hour 45 minutes
Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C / Gas Mark 4

1. Half and core the apples, leaving the peel intact.

2. Clean each Game Hen with cold running water, inside and out.

3. Pat dry with paper towels.

4. Stuff 1/2 apple in each bird and place in deep baking dish.

5. Mix honey, apple juice, water, and cinnamon.

6. Pour over hens, and bake in a preheated 350°F oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

7. Check for doneness by pulling leg away from body. If it released the Game Hen is cooked.

8. Remove the hens to a serving platter.

9. Remove the apples and place as a garnish for the platter.

10. Pour the drippings from the baking dish into a sauce pan.

11. Cook on the stove at medium-high heat.

12. Reduce by half and pour over the Hens.

Submitted by Paul B. | March 4th, 2024 See all of Paul B.'s Recipes.

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