Rock Cornish Game Hens with Tarragon

Serve these Rock Cornish Game hens at your next kidney-friendly dinner party.

Makes 4 portions; serving size 1/2 hen

2 Rock Cornish Game hens, 1 1/4 lb each, split
1 garlic clove, pared, sliced
Freshly ground pepper as needed

1/4 lb. Margarine
1 tbsp. Tarragon
1 tbsp. Fresh parsley, chopped

Tim excess skin from neck and fat from tail. Rub skin with garlic; lightly sprinkle with pepper. Place hens, skin side up, in 2-in deep baking pan.

Heat margarine until melted; add tarragon and parsley; combine thoroughly. Bake hens at 350F, basting with tarragon mixture every 15 minutes for 1 hour. Drain off margarine before serving.

Calories 286
Protein 24 g
Fat 12 g
Carbohydrates 1 g
Sodium 71 mg
Calcium 29 mg
Potassium 235 mg
Phosphorus 160 mg

Recipe Disclaimer
Due to variations in ingredients, the nutritional analyses should be used as a guideline only.
A renal dietitian reviews all recipes, but we cannot assure that all values are accurate. Remember to consult a renal care provider with respect to any specific questions or concerns you may have regarding proper renal nutrition or before making any changes in your renal diet.


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