Rock Cornish Game Hens with Apples
4 Rock Cornish game hens (14 oz size)
Salt and pepper
1/4 cup melted butter or margarine
1/4 cup white wine
4 baking apples
2 teaspoons butter or margarine
1/2 cup white wine
1 cup cranberry sauce
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
1 tablespoon horseradish
2 teaspoons prepared mustard
CORNISH GAME HENS: Season cavities of hens with salt and pepper. Place in shallow open pan, brush with butter and roast at 350° F. for 1 hour or until browned and tender. Baste while cooking with mixture of melted butter and white wine.
CRANBERRY APPLES: Wash and core apples, leaving a base to hold filling. Place 1/2 teaspoon butter in each cavity. Place in shallow pan with wine and bake at 350° F. for 1 hour or until tender. Combine and chill remaining ingredients. Fill warm apples with cranberry mixture, and arrange on platter with game hens. Makes 4 servings.
Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving (not including salt to taste): 850 calories, 48 g fat, 18 g saturated fat, 280 mg cholesterol, 280 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 49 g sugar, 42 g protein.
Featured in Star-Bulletin on 10/18/06.