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Cornish Game Hens With Vanilla Date Pure And Fuji Apples

Type: Poultry
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 2 people

Recipe Ingredients

2   Cornish game hens - deboned
2 tablespoons 30mlOlive oil
  Salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon 5mlAllspice
1   Lemon
1 teaspoon 5mlBlack caraway seeds
2   Fuji apples - cored and sliced
1 cup 237mlWhite wine
1 tablespoon 15mlHoney
1   Cinnamon stick
1 teaspoon 5mlTarragon - chopped
1 tablespoon 15mlLemon zest

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven at 400 degrees.

Remove breast and leg from hens and debone the thigh. Season with allspice, black caraway seeds, olive oil, salt and pepper. Squeeze lemon juice over the meat. Pan sear hens, skin-side down, on high heat for one minute. Turn and do the same to the other side. Remove breast and cook leg and thigh for an additional minute.

Place hens in baking pan and bake for approximately six to eight minutes. Add sliced apples to same pan with one tablespoon butter and heat through. Add cinnamon, wine, honey, tarragon and lemon zest, then simmer for two minutes or until reduced by half.

Place apples on plate with some of the juice from the pan, top with one breast, thigh and leg, then finish with a rosette of Vanilla Date Pure.

Yields 2 servings.

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