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Cornish Game Hens with Apples & Cabbage

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 6 tb Butter or Kraft margarine
  • 1 lg Onion; peeled and
  • -chopped
  • 2 Carrots; trimmed, scraped,
  • -and minced
  • 2 Apples; peeled, cored, and
  • -diced
  • 1 lg Head green cabbage;
  • -cored and shredded
  • 1 c Dry white wine
  • 1 Lemon; juice of
  • 3 Juniper berries; more or
  • -less, crushed
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 sm Cornish game hens
  • 4 tb Kraft vegetable oil
  • 3 tb Cognac
  • 1/2 c Chopped parsley


Melt the butter in a large frying pan and add the onion, carrots, and
apples, Saute for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the cabbage and
cook, stirring until wilted, Add the wine, lemon juice, and juniper berries
and mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Pour the mixture into a
large buttered baking dish.

Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Sprinkle the hens inside and out with
salt and pepper. Brush them with some oil. Heat the remaining oil in a
frying pan and brown the hens on all sides. As they brown, transfer the
hens to the baking dish.

When the hens are browned, pour the cognac into the frying pan and stir
with a wooden spoon to scrape up any browned-on bits in the pan. Pour the
sauce over the hens. Roast for 40 minutes, or until nicely brown and cooked
through. Baste the hens occasionally with the pan juices as they roast.
Garnish the dish with parsley and serve right from the baking dish. Serves

(Note: You may have to use two baking dishes, Just be sure to divide the
cabbage mixture and sauce evenly between the two dishes.)


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