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Breast of Guinea Hen, Terrapin Style


  • 2 cooked guinea hens
  • 3 cups of thick cream sauce
  • 1 well-beaten egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon of mustard
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1 large onion chopped very fine
  • 3 tablespoons of finely chopped parsley
  • juice of 1 large lemon
  • grated rind of 1/2 lemon


Cut the breasts of two cooked guinea hens into one-inch blocks and place in a chafing dish and add cream sauce, egg, mustard, salt, paprika, onion, parsley, lemon juice, and lemon rind. Stir to mix thoroughly and add the prepared breasts of the guinea hens and heat slowly until very hot. Serve on toasted waffles.


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Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book (1920).

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