Cornish Game Hens with Orange and Herb Glaze

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2.Mix all the dried herbs and spices and sprinkle evenly over the hens.
3. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Brown the hens on both sides, about 10 minutes. Place the hens in a roasting pan. Roast for 30-35 min, or until juices run clear.
4. Return the skillet with the pan juices to medium-low heat. Add the garlic and scallions and cook until tender and fragrant. Then, add the broth, juice, and honey and cook until reduced over medium-low heat, about 20 min.
5. In the last 10 min of roasting the hens, brush with the glaze. Allow the hens to rest 5 min before serving.
[ingredients]

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yield:
servings:4
prep time:
cook time:4 min
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chowbella
I'm a biology graduate student by profession and a chef by hobby. I'm an Indiana native living in Texas, but I see myself as a citizen of the world as long as I'm in my kitchen experimenting with flavors from other countries.
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Ingredients
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill weed
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cornish game hens, split lengthwise
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 4 scallions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth; 1 medium orange, juiced; 1 tsp honey

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