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Poultry Main Dish Game Hens Intermediate 2 Hours Roast Canada Canada
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Cornish Hens With Autumn Fruit
Shared by: Keldon C.

8 whole Cornish Game Hens
12 cloves Garlic peeled, minced
4 tablespoons Oregano dried
1 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Pepper
1 cup Red Wine Vinegar
1/2 cup Olive Oil
1 cup Prunes pitted
1 cup Dried Apricots chopped
1 cup Green Olives pitted, chopped
1/2 cup Capers
8 whole Bay Leaves
1 cup Brown Sugar
1 cup White Wine dry
4 tablespoons Italian Parsley chopped

Marinade in the refrigerate overnight.
Clean Cornish game hens under cold water. Pat dry.

In a large bowl, combine hens, garlic, oregano, salt, pepper, red wine vinegar, olive oil, prunes, dried apricots, olives, capers and bay leaves. Cover and refrigerate overnight to marinate.

Before baking, preheat oven to 350°F.
Arrange game hens in 2 shallow roasting pans. Spoon all the marinade over the hens. Sprinkle evenly with brown sugar and pour wine around them.

Bake for 1 to 1-1/4 hours, basting frequently, until golden. Juice should come out clear when thigh is pricked with a fork.

Transfer hens, fruit, olives and capers to a serving platter. Moisten with pan juices and sprinkle with chopped parsley.
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