Marinated Cornish Game Hens

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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by Recipe Junkie

From the book, Heart of the Palms. Preparation time does not include marinating time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine oil, 1/2 tsp oregano and garlic salt.
  2. Pour over hens and marinate in refrigerator over night, turning several times.
  3. Drain.
  4. Tie legs of hens together and roll in flour seasoned with salt and pepper.
  5. Brown in oil in large Dutch oven.
  6. Add water, sherry, remaining oregano, and paprika.
  7. Cover and bake at 350°F for 1 1/2 hours.
  8. Optional step: Livers and gizzards may be cooked separately until tender, chopped and added to gravy before serving.

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