Cornish Game Hens With Bacon and Cranberry Sauce

Recipe by Oolala
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 2-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Season hens with salt and pepper.
  • Place, cut side down, in large shallow roasting pan.
  • Put 1/2 slice of bacon on each half hen.
  • Sprinkle with lemon juice.
  • Dissolve bouillon cube in the boiling water and add to the bottom of the pan.
  • Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until juice runs clear when thigh is pierced with a fork. Baste often with pan drippings.
  • When hens are done, remove to a serving platter.
  • Pour pan drippings into medium saucepan.
  • Blend flour into the drippings.
  • Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until browned.
  • Gradually add 1 cup of water. Cook, stirring contanstly, until smooth and thickened.
  • Stir in cranberry sauce and mushrooms.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Simmer 10 minutes and serve over the hens.
  • Serve with rice.
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