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Ingredients

How to make it

  • Start with four hens weighing 1 to 1-1/4 pounds each and a quick fix of your choice below.Roast the hens at 375 degrees F. for about 1 hour, or until the juices run clear when a thigh is pierced with a knife and a meat thermometer registers 170 degrees F.
  • Citrus Glaze
  • Mix 1/4 cup thawed, frozen orange juice concentrate, 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard, and 2 tablespoons honey until well blended. Brush the glaze over the hens during the last 15 to 20 minutes of roasting.
  • Asian Accent
  • Mix 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 tablespoons chicken broth, and 1 teaspoon sesame oil. Brush the mixture over the hens and pour a little into the cavities before roasting as directed above.
  • Apricot Glaze
  • In a small bowl, mix 1/2 cup apricot jam, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard, and 2 tablespoons honey. Roast hens as directed. Brush the apricot glaze over the hens during the last 15 to 20 minutes of roasting.
  • Lemon-Basil
  • Rub the outside of the hens with a cut lemon and brush with melted butter. Place one lemon half and sprig of fresh basil into each cavity. Roast as directed.
  • Mustard-Herb
  • Coat the outside of each hen with about 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard. Sprinkle with a mixture of dried tarragon, basil and thyme. Roast as directed. Deglaze the pan with 3/4 cup white wine and serve with the pan juices.
  • Garlic-Herb
  • Mix 2 tablespoons minced fresh garlic, 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh thyme, 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh rosemary, and 2 teaspoons finely chopped sage. Loosen the breast skin of each hen and rub one quarter of the mixture under the skin of each bird. Roast as directed.

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    " It was excellent "
    werblondz ate it and said...
    These are all fantastic, I will have to try. Thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    juliecake ate it and said...
    These all sounds terrific, could use them on most any poultry and other meats as well! THanks.
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  • frankieanne 6 years ago
    Oooh! Love the looks of the lemon basil and garlic herb ones. I'm saving this. Thank you.
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