Cornish game hens basted with a compound butter

Jane Whittaker

By
@janenov46

GW had a rotissire when I moved in with him and didn't know quite what to make of it, so decided to give it a try.
Everything comes out so pefect! We are talking crispy skin, tender and juicy on the inside.
Basically a compound butter is butter with something else added in it. Fresh herbs are the bomb bc you cannot over do them.
Here's my spin on this.
I think if you don't have one of these you could easily just bake in the oven and baste with your butter and results would also be delish.


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Serves:

2 to 3

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

2 small
cornish game hens, or other small fowl
3/4 stick
butter
1 Tbsp
minced garlic from jar
1 tsp
fresh parsley (using dried use less)
10 medium
freh sage leaves, fine chopped (using dried use less)
1/2 tsp
eash salt and peppet

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Attach birds to the spit.
2
Melt butter, I use the defrost cycle of the microwave.
3
Stir in your herbs, you can experiment and use any combo of things you like, I especially like garlic, sage, and parsley.
4
Baste your birds generously with your compound butter and from time to time as they cook.
5
I really didn't time these, but when they are good and golden they are usually ready, say 1 1/2 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American