Cornish Game Hens in Vermouth

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Recipe by JenSmith

A simple yet impressive dish. Low in sodium and calories, this is great for people who are on a restricted diet, yet still want to indulge their gourmet cravings. From Southern Living, February 1986.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F/230°C Remove giblets from hens, and reserve for other uses. Rinse hens with cold water, pat dry, then split lengthwise butterfly-style with a sharp knife (or an electric knife).
  2. Sprinkle green onions in a 12x8x2-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray; place the split hens over onions.
  3. Combine vermouth, lemon juice, and soy sauce and pour over the hens.
  4. Sprinkle lightly with paprika and pepper.
  5. Bake at 450°F/230°C for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°F/180°C, and bake an additional 25 minutes or until done.

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