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Golden Crisp Rock Cornish Hens

Russ Myers


Little birds in coats of seasoned crumbs bake invitingly brown with no turning, no watching

★★★★★ 3 votes
6 servings
20 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


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6 Frozen Rock Cornish Game Hens (about 1 lb each) thawed
1/2 C Buttermilk
2 Pkg Seasoned coating mix for chicken
1 Pkg (1 lb) Spinach noodles
1/2 tsp Onion salt
2 Tbs Butter (or margarine)

How to Make Golden Crisp Rock Cornish Hens


  • 1Remove giblets from hens and chill to simmer for gravy another day. Rinse hens inside and out with cold water, pat dry. Sprinkle cavities lightly with salt.Brush hens, one at a time, with buttermilk, then shake in coating mix. Place, breast side up and not touching, in a jelly roll pan.Bake in a moderate oven (350 F) for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until tender and golden.While hens bake, cook noodles in a kettle, following label directions. Drain, return to kettle. Add onion salt and butter (or margarine), toss lightly to mix.Spoon noodles onto a large deep serving platter. Arrange Cornish Hens on top. Garnish with sprigs of water cress, if you wish.

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About Golden Crisp Rock Cornish Hens

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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