Cornish Game Hens With Preserved Lemons and Olives

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 2-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350º.
  • Mix onion, cliantro, ginger, garlic, saffron, paprika, olive oil and lemon juice in a large bowl. Toss the chicken pieces to coat in mixture.
  • Brown 3-4 chicken pieces at a time in a skillet over medium-heat.
  • Once all pieces are browned, return all to skillet and cover with onion mixture and water. Cook on high for 10 minutes.
  • Transfer skillet to oven for another 35 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, boil olives, lemon peel and 1/4 c of the onion sauce in a small pan.
  • Remove skillet from oven and remove chicken pieces from pan. Boil sauce in pan until it thickens, about 5 minutes.
  • Pour sauce over chicken and garnish with olives and lemon peel.
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