Honey & Spice Cornish Game Hens


4 medium cornish game hens

2/3 cup olive oil

2/3 cup balsamic or red wine vinegar


1 1/3 Tablespoons ground cumin

3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Honey Tips

Honey Flavors and Colors

Honey has different flavors and colors, depending on the location and kinds of flowers the bees visit. Climatic conditions of the area also influence its flavor and color.


Preheat oven to 375°. Wash game hens and pat dry. Place in a roasting pan. Combine remaining ingredients in a saucepan. Simmer glaze until it thickens slightly, stirring constantly. Brush some of the glaze on all sides of hens. Sprinkle hens with salt and pepper. Roast in oven, basting every 10 minutes. Cook for 45 minutes to an hour or until done. To test, pierce skin of thigh to see if juice runs clear. Remove to plates and drizzle with remaining sauce. Serves 4.