Apricot-Glazed Cornish Hens Recipe

recipes index

Special Offers


-::- -::- -::- -::- -::-

Apricot-Glazed Cornish Hens Recipe from the Recipes 4U Cookbook


Apricot-Glazed Cornish Hens Recipe

Recipe Ingredients

3/4 cup apricot preserves
1 orange zest, grated
1 juice of one orange
4 cornish game hens
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 cup cashew nuts
2 tbsp butter, melted
1/2 cup scallions, sliced
6 oz wild rice mix
2 1/3 cup chicken broth
1 spinach leaves
1 apricot roses *

Recipe Preparation

Combine apricot preserves, orange rind, and orange juice; set aside.
Remove giblets from hens; reserve for other uses. Rinse hens with
cold water, and pat dry. Close cavities, and secure with wooden
picks; truss. Sprinkle with paprika and place on a rack in a lightly
greased roasting pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours,
basting frequently with about 1/2 cup apricot mixture during the last
30 minutes.

Saute cashews in butter in a large skillet until cashews are golden.
Drain and set aside, reserving butter in skillet. Saute onions in
same skillet until tender. Add wild rice, and prepare according to
package directions, substituting chicken broth for water and omitting
salt. When done, stir the cashews back into the rice. Arrange Cornish
hens on serving platter; brush with remaining apricot mixture.
Garnish with apricot roses and spinach leaves, if desired, and serve
with rice.

* To make apricot roses, use a rolling pin to flatten 4 or 5 dried
apricots for each rose. Wrap apricots around each other, shaping them
to resemble a rose; pinch stem end to make them adhere.

Source: Southern Living Magazine.



Servings: 8




Back to Poultry Recipes

Food Tips of the Week

Weight loss hints and tips

In planning a meal plan, the most important step is to make efforts to lower your intake of fat, salt and refined carbohydrates.
The case against low carbohydrate diets
Its popular as hell, but it is really safe for you?
Moreover, it has been hypothesised that the kidneys may become stressed and that the consequential change in blood acid levels can result in bone damage, but some of the scientific studies trying to test the hypothesis have struggled to find any evidence of deterioration of the kidneys or loss of bone.
Many scientific studies over the years have proved that high consumption of animal fat can lead to greater probability of cancer, heart conditions and other serious illnesses.
Foods rich in lycopene
(includes apricots, papaya & tomato puree)

The chemical lypcopene is a naturally occurring coloring agent and a member of the carotenid family of phytochemicals. It is accountable for the vivid red colour of many fruits and vegetables.

Unlike many other healthy agents, it is not damaged if it is cooked, rather it is actually increased in efficacy by cooking.

. Its key health contribution is that it is an antioxidant and is thought to help reduce the probabilty of cancer.

It is the most effective remover of singlet oxygen, which is connected with skin aging. It is also thought by many experts to curtail the growth of diseases affecting arterial blood vessels.

Apricot-Glazed Cornish Hens Recipe from the Recipes 4U Collection

You can now save money on high-priced recipe cooking books or expensive dining in posh dining establishments, all you have to do is locate and print the recipe of your choice and before you know it, you will be cooking a good meal to delight your friends in the comfort of your own home

This Apricot-Glazed Cornish Hens Recipe is one of our Poultry Recipes, which have been assembled from submissions from our readers and open source collections. Obviously, as there are over 50,000 recipes in the cookbook it would be a seriously difficult task to prepare and test every recipe on our website, so please exercise caution and don`t trust the information implicitly. If you spot any thing that looks wrong, please tell us.


Apricot-Glazed Cornish Hens Recipe

Meal Type

Appetizer Recipes
Baking Recipes
BBQ Recipes
Bread Recipes
Christmas Recipes
Crockpot Recipes
Dessert Recipes
Dip Recipes
Drink Recipes
Meal Recipes
Slow Cooker Recipes
Stew Recipes


Bacon Recipes
Beef Recipes
Chicken Recipes
Meat Recipes
Poultry Recipes
Salmon Recipes
Seafood Recipes
Turkey Recipes

Ethnic Recipes

Asian Recipes
Ethnic Recipes
Indian Recipes
Irish Recipes
Mexican Recipes

Cheese, Egg and Dairy

Cheese Recipes
Egg Recipes

Fruit and Vegetables

Bean Recipes
Kale Recipes.
Fruit Recipes
Grain Recipes
Salad Recipes
Vegetable Recipes
Vegetarian Recipes

Nutrition and Diet Recipes

Diet Recipes
Diabetic Recipes
Healthy Recipes
Low Carb Recipes