Cornish Game Hens With Pineapple Pepper Sauce

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

These little babies are really cute and really delicious. Great for dinner parties or holiday meals.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove giblets.
  2. Rinse hens inside and out; pat dry.
  3. Cut each hen in half lengthwise.
  4. Place skin side up on broiler pan or in shallow roasting pan.
  5. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat 8 to 10 minutes or until skin is crisp; drain.
  6. Heat oven to 325 degrees F.
  7. Place halves skin side up in ungreased 13x9 inch baking dish.
  8. In medium bowl, combine remaining ingredients; spoon over hens.
  9. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until tender, basting occasionally.


Most Helpful

I'm not sure what I expected when I used this recipe. The hens were indeed juicy. If I make it again, I think I'll double the sauce portion of it. It was easy to make and good, just not what I expected. I think I was expecting it to be more like sweet and sour. Like I said though, it was good.

BarbaraK March 26, 2002

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