Juicy Cornish Game Hens

READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    tablespoons butter
  • 3
    tablespoons honey
  • 4
    teaspoons chili powder
  • 1
    tablespoon orange juice
  • 2
    Cornish hens, halved
  • salt and pepper, to taste
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Melt butter and stir in honey and chili powder; mixing well.
  • Stir in orange juice, salt and pepper and remove from heat.
  • Cut each hen into two halves.
  • Rinse well and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Place hens in baking dish, skin side down, and place in oven for 6-8 minutes.
  • Turn hens over and baste generously with all of the mixture.
  • Bake for approximately 45 minutes or until well browned.
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