Honey Mustard Game Hens

A favorite dinner at our house: Honey Mustard Game Hens

Honey Mustard Game Hens

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1/2 game hen)

Prep Time: 25 min

Cook Time: 30 min

Honey Mustard Game Hens


Three 1 1/2-pound Cornish hens
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup whole grain mustard
2 tablespoons dry white wine
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves


1. Remove and discard giblets and necks from hens. Rinse hens under cold water; pat dry. Remove skin; trim excess fat. Split hens in half lengthwise. Sprinkle salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper over hen halves; set aside.

2. Combine mustard and next 5 ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.

3. Prepare grill or broiler. Place hen halves, meaty sides up, on grill rack or rack of a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; cook 15 minutes on each side or until juices run clear, basting occasionally with mustard mixture.


*If you are preparing this recipe as gluten-free, just be sure to use a brand of mustard that is known to be GF.

Nutritional Information per serving:
Serving size: 1/2 game hen
Calories per serving: 164
Fat per serving: 4.85g
Saturated Fat per serving: 1g
Sugar per serving: 3g
Sodium per serving: 412mg
Fiber per serving: .23g
Protein per serving: 25g
Cholesterol per serving: 109mg
Carbohydrates per serving: 4g

WW POINTS per serving:
Points Plus Program: 4 Old Points Program: 4

SOURCE: RecipeGirl.com (adapted slightly from Cooking Light)

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