• 4 cornish game hens
  • 4 tangerines, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 cup white zinfandel wine
  • Salt to taste (optional)
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1/4 cup mushrooms, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons pecans, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic minced


  1. Rinse hens and pat dry.
  2. Mix wine, soy sauce, salt, orange juice together.
  3. Rub 1 tablespoon butter inside each hen.
  4. Sprinkle the cavity with salt (optional).
  5. Mix the onion, garlic, pecans, mushrooms, tangerines together.
  6. Stuff each hen with this mixture.
  7. Heat the liquid mixture until it begins to boil.
  8. Turn off and let cool for 5 minutes.
  9. Pour 2 Tablespoons of this into each hen.
  10. Preheat oven to 325F, then bake hens for 45 minutes.
  11. Be sure to baste every 10 minutes with the liquid mixture.
  12. Use a meat thermometer to check if the poultry is cooked to its proper temperature.
  13. Remove to a serving platter, or arrange each cooked hen on an individual plate, and serve at once.

Recipe Yield: Servings: 4

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 200
Fat: 4 grams
Sodium: 85 milligrams
Protein: 35 grams
Carbohydrates: 6 grams

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Diabetic Exchanges

4 Lean Meat

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