Makes: 6 servings at $2.01 each. Prep Time: 10 minutes. Cook: about 35 minutes.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
35 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In large skillet, heat oil over high heat. Add Cornish hens, skin side down; brown 4 minutes. Turn over; brown 4 minutes. Flip; cook for 2 minutes. Remove to platter. Reduce heat.

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  • Add garlic and onion to skillet; sauté, scraping up any brown bits, 3 minutes. Add wine; cook 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, olives, bay leaves, thyme, salt and pepper flakes.

  • Place Cornish hen halves back in skillet on top of sauce; pour in any drippings from platter. Cover skillet tightly with aluminum foil; cook over medium heat 15 minutes. Remove foil. Instant-read thermometer inserted in thickest part of breast should register 160°F (if not, cover hens and cook a little longer). Remove hens to clean platter. Continue cooking sauce over high heat for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Pour over hens.

Nutrition Facts

479 calories; fat 33g; cholesterol 187mg; saturated fat 8g; carbohydrates 9g; insoluble fiber 2g; protein 34g; sodium 885mg.
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