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Savory Sour Cream Cornish Hens

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 2 (1.5-lb) Cornish hens; split
  • -lengthwise by butcher
  • Garlic powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 md To small onion; chopped
  • 8 oz Fresh mushrooms; sliced
  • 1 Stick butter or margarine;
  • -melted
  • 1/2 c Dry white wine
  • 1/2 -(up to)
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/2 c Sour cream
  • 1 ts Dry basil


Generously sprinkle hens with garlic powder, salt and pepper. Place cut
side down in a lightly greased 9x13 baking dish. Cover with foil and bake
in a preheated 350ø oven for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake an additional
30 minutes. Saut”š onions and sliced mushrooms in 1 stick butter over medium
heat for 5 minutes. Stir in wine and 1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt, according to
taste. Pour mixture over hens and bake an additional 30 minutes or until
juices run clear. Place hens on a serving platter, reserving pan juices.
Blend in sour cream with a wire whisk. Add basil. Pour over hens. Garnish
with fresh parsley and whole fresh mushrooms. Yield: 4 servings.


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