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Juicy Cornish Game Hens


Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Sue Bee® Honey
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 2 Cornish hens
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Melt butter and stir in Sue Bee® honey and chili powder; mix well.
  • Stir in orange juice, salt and pepper and remove from heat.
  • Cut each hen into two halves.
  • Rinse well and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Place hens in baking dish, skin side down, and place in oven for 6-8 minutes.
  • Turn hens over and baste generously with all of the mixture.
  • Bake for approximately 45 minutes or until well browned.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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