Cornish Hen Bordelaise

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the birds:
  • rub hens inside and out with butter.
  • Sprinkle with salt, pepper, paprika.
  • Place a piece of onion and celery inside each hen. tie legs together.
  • Roast uncovered about 1 hr @ 425 degrees F basting with melted butter.
  • For the Sauce:
  • In a small bowl combine thyme, bay leaf, and wine; set aside.
  • when birds are done pour off 1/2 cup drippings into skillet and saute' onion until soft.
  • mix cornstarch and sugar into the chicken stock and add to skillet. Bring to boil, reduce to simmer and add the wine. simmer about 5 minutes or until desired thickness is reached.
  • strain sauce into a gravy boat and serve with hens.
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