Cornish Hen with Vegetables Medley

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Bee Keepers , Chef Jeff Henderson, Aired on Tue 2/24
Hen, Bacon, Honey
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Cornish Hen Ingredients

·      ½ Cornish hen

·      2 tablespoons jerk seasoning

·      1 tablespoon olive oil

·      1 lemon thyme sprig

·      1 tablespoon pear ginger jam


-      Coat the Cornish hen with olive oil and season it jerk seasoning on all sides

-      Place the hen on a hot grill pan and sear until a crust forms, about 3 minutes

-      Finish in the oven at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes

-      Glaze the Hen with pear ginger jam the last 5 minutes of cooking

Vegetable and Bacon Medley Ingredients

·      4 tablespoons olive oil-butter blend

·      1 cup peeled and diced carrots

·      ½ white onion, small diced

·      4 slices bacon, chopped

·      1 teaspoon chopped thyme

·      1 cup brown rice

·      2 garlic cloves, chopped

·      1 cup shelled edamame

·      1 tablespoon honey

·      ¼ cup chicken stock

·      Salt and pepper to tast


-      Place 2 tablespoons olive oil butter blend in a skillet and add the carrots, onions and bacon

-      Let the vegetables and bacon caramelize together for about 5 to 7 minutes

-      Add the brown rice and thyme and mix together

-      Add the chopped garlic edamame and chicken stock and cook for another 10 minutes until the rice is cooked all the way through

-      Season with salt and pepper and add the honey at the end






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Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)

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