Apricot Glazed Cornish Hens

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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • heat oven to 375*F.
  • in a medium bowl mix together all stuffing ingredients (except preserves, butter and wine).
  • in a 1 qt saucepan melt 1/2 cup apricot preserves and 1/4 cup butter, stir into stuffing, add 2 to 3 tablespoons wine to moisten stuffing.
  • stuff hens with stuffing, secure opening with toothpicks.
  • tuck wing under hen, place hens breast side up in roasting pan, bake for 1 hour.
  • meanwhile in same saucepan combine all sauce ingredients.
  • cook over medium heat stirring occasionally until melted (2 to 3 minutes).
  • brush hens with half of sauce and continue baking uncovered for 40 to 50 minutes or until hens are fork tender.
  • if hens browning to quickly cover them loosely with aluminum foil.
  • Serve with remaining sauce.
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