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Garlic roasted cornish hens

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 10 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
1 hr
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
These succulently spiced Cornish hens offer a delicious new twist on poultry this Thanksgiving Day.

Ingredients

Uncooked skinless cornish game hen

2 whole, 8 ounce (240 g)

Table salt

tsp(s), or to taste

Black pepper

pinch, ground, or to taste

Hoisin sauce

¼ cup(s), or teriyaki sauce, (60 ml)

Garlic clove(s)

4 clove(s), medium, minced

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F (180° C).
  2. Season hens all over with salt and black pepper. Place hens in a shallow baking dish and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, combine hoisin sauce and garlic. Mix until blended. Spoon mixture all over hens.
  4. Bake 1 hour, until hens are browned and crisp on the outside and juices run clear when hens are pierced with a fork.
  5. Let stand 10 minutes. Then, using a sharp knife, halve each hen down the centre and serve.