YIELD Makes 8 servings
|4||cups (32 ounces) plain fat-free yogurt|
|1||tablespoon curry powder|
|1||tablespoon sweet paprika|
|1||teaspoon bottled puréed ginger|
|1||teaspoon bottled puréed garlic|
|4||fresh Cornish game hens, all visible fat removed|
- Combine yogurt with curry powder, paprika, ginger and garlic in large bowl; mix well.
- Cut game hens in half by cutting through breast bone. Remove triangular breast bone; discard. Rinse hens.
- Place hens in resealable food storage bags. Divide yogurt mixture among hens; seal bags. Marinate in refrigerator 2 to 3 hours or overnight, turning bags once or twice.
- Preheat oven to 500°F. Remove hens from bags; discard marinade. Place hens, skin side down, on cutting board; brush off excess marinade. Place hens on racks lightly sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Place racks in shallow baking pans. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until no longer pink in center and juices run clear. Garnish, if desired, with fresh celery leaves.
|Serving Size:||1 game hen|
|Saturated Fat||1 g|
|Total Fat||4 g|
|Calories from Fat||23 %|
Contrary to popular belief, Southern cuisine does not have to involve frying everything (but it helps in many cases). Learn the secrets of country cooking with our Southern recipes. Y'all enjoy.
Learn how to prepare traditional Northeastern meals and dishes that will delight even the staunchest Yankee stomach.