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Orange-Kissed Cornish Hens

5 Min
3 Hr 10 Min

They'll probably want to kiss the cook when they get a taste of these awesome Orange-Kissed Cornish Hens. This fancy looking mouthwatering diabetes-friendly recipe is healthy as can be… and will always do you proud.

What You'll Need

  • 2 (1-1/2-pound) frozen Cornish hens, thawed
  • 2 oranges
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pecans

What to Do

  1. Roast Cornish hens according to package directions.

  2. Meanwhile, grate 2 teaspoons orange peel, then remove peel and separate oranges into sections. Cut into 1/2-inch pieces. In a small bowl, combine orange pieces, dried cranberries, and pecans. Transfer to serving dish and sprinkle orange peel on top. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

  3. When ready to serve, cut hens in half lengthwise. Serve immediately with fresh orange relish.


Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 525
  • Calories from Fat 248
  • Total Fat 28g 42 %
  • Saturated Fat 3.7g 18 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0 0 %
  • Protein 49g 98 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 206mg 69 %
  • Sodium 156mg 7 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 22g 7 %
  • Dietary Fiber 6.6g 27 %
  • Sugars 6.0g 0 %

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