Orange Glazed Cornish Game Hen
The Primal Desire
The Primal Desire
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  • 2 Cornish game hens
  • ¼ cup orange juice 2 Tbsp honey 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 2 Tbsp coconut aminos 1 Tbsp almond butter 2 sprigs rosemary ½ tsp ginger powder 1 Tbsp onion powder 1 Tbsp course ground Dijon mustard 1-2 clove garlic (minced) ½ tsp salt zest of ¼ orange 1 Tbsp sesame oil Instructions Preheat oven to 400 F Cut each hen in half. If using kitchen shears, cut along each side of the back bone (remove vertebrae) and along the breast bone. If using a sharp chef's knife, cut down the middle of the breast then through the Mix all remaining ingredients together. Put hen halves in a large freezer bag and pour in the sauce. Let marinate for 15 minutes in the fridge. Place hens in a baking dish, skin side up, and pour sauce over it. Cook for 45-60 minutes, basting with drippings every 10 minutes for the first half hour. Chicken is done when thigh temperature is 165 F (using meat thermometer) or juices run clear. Serve. Make sure you get lots of those pan drippings on your plate! 3.2.2708



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