Spice Roasted Cornish Hens Recipe

spice roasted cornish hens recipe

Spice Roasted Cornish Hens Recipe

Serves 6
Cooking Time 1 1⁄2 hour
Preparation Time 30 minutes

Ingredients :

  • 3 frozen Cornish game hens, thawed
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp rosewater
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons ground cardamom
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch ground red pepper
  • 1⁄2 cup blanched almonds
  • Fresh coriander or cilantro
  • Roast Spiced Cornish Hens

Directions :

  1. In a bowl combine honey, oil, rosewater, lemon juice, cardamom, salt, and ground red pepper.
  2. Line a baking sheet with a piece of foil large enough to wrap around the hens. Place hens on foil. Pour a little honey mixture into the cavity of each hen. Pour the remaining honey mixture over the hens and sprinkle with almonds.
  3. Bring foil up around hens and seal by folding over the edges. Bake in a 350 oven for 1 hour. Unwrap and spoon cooking juices over hens. Roast, uncovered, for 30 minutes more or till golden brown, tender, and basting with cooking juices occasionally.
  4. Let stand for 5 minutes. Serve with almonds and garnish with fresh coriander or cilantro.
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