Glazed Cornish Game Hens

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
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This recipe calls for split cornish game hens. These are basted in a apricot glaze.

Top Review by lazyme

These were so simple and so good. I loved the apricot baste. Thanks for sharing. Made for Bargain Basement Tag.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 Cornish hens (1-1/2 lbs. each. halved)
  • 14 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 18 teaspoon white pepper
  • 13 cup 100% apricot fruit spread, warmed
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Place hens, breast side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, combine spreadable fruit and orange juice. Spoon some of the apricot mixture over the hens.
  4. Bake 30-35 minutes longer or until golden brown and juices run clear, basting several times with remaining apricot mixture.
  5. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

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