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Caribbean Style Cornish Hens

Updated on July 01, 2014

Caribbean Style Cornish Hens

I wanted to do a little bit of Caribbean cooking today but I want toad a nice little twist to it I was going to do some fish and my family said chicken but I twisted it a whole different way by preparing some    Caribbean Style Cornish Hens that I am
I wanted to do a little bit of Caribbean cooking today but I want toad a nice little twist to it I was going to do some fish and my family said chicken but I twisted it a whole different way by preparing some Caribbean Style Cornish Hens that I am | Source

Caribbean Style Cornish Hens

I wanted to do a little bit of Caribbean cooking today but I want toad a nice little twist to it I was going to do some fish and my family said chicken but I twisted it a whole different way by preparing some Caribbean Style Cornish Hens that I am sure you’re going to love it when you try my tasty recipe.

Caribbean Style Cornish Hens

Ingredients

2 Cornish hens cut in half, rinsed and dried

1 egg, slightly beaten

2 cups of bread crumbs

1/2 cup of bread crumbs

1/4 cup of firmly packed brown sugar

1 tablespoon of cornstarch

Water

1 can (10 oz.) mandarin oranges, saving the juice

2 tablespoons frozen of concentrated orange juice

2 tablespoons of margarine (optional)

Methods

Dip the Cornish hens in egg and coat with bread crumbs

Lay the Cornish hens half’s in a glass baking dish coated with cooking spray or foil lined.

Bake at 350° F about 1 hour or until Cornish hens are tender, no longer pink and juices run clear. Do not cover pan or turn the Cornish hens while baking.

Method to making the sauce

Using a 2-quart saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Add enough Water to cover the mandarin orange juice to measure 3/4 cup then while you are stirring add in your cornstarch continue stirring while adding your concentrated orange juice continue stirring until smooth.

Now place the sauce pan with your sauce in it on the stove using a medium heat setting and let it continue to cook until the sauce starts to boil at this point reduce your heat settings continue to stir then add your mandarin oranges and your margarine let simmer for a minute remove from the stove and pour over the Cornish hens and then serve and enjoy.

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    • Lady Guinevere profile image

      Debra Allen 2 years ago from West By God

      Yummy! That sounds delicious.

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      Handicapped Chef 2 years ago from Radcliff Ky

      Thank you so much Lady Guinevere you really must try it.

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      peachy 23 months ago from Home Sweet Home

      hens? Very small one from the picture. Is that a pigeon?

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      Don Bobbitt 23 months ago from Ruskin Florida

      Sounds great. I am a Diabetic and as such, I end up modifying a lot of recipes. I was wondering if you thought it would work if I used an artificial sweetener such as "Via"?

      DON

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      Handicapped Chef 23 months ago from Radcliff Ky

      peachpurple its a Cornish Hen the average weight for a Cornish Hen is 1 to 2 pounds per hen so that should answer your question.

      Don Bobbit yes Via would be fine to use I splenda for my dad so try and enjoy

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