Easy And Delicious Cornish Hens

Lisa Walker


This is the way I prepare Cornish hens and they are absolutely delicious


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    5 cornish hens or what you need per person
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    3 lemons cut in quarters
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    springs of rosemary or you can use dried
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    4 garlic cloves minced
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    1/4 cup virgin olive oil
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    2 tablespoons butter
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    parsley flakes
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    salt and pepper

How to Make Easy And Delicious Cornish Hens


  1. Pre heat your oven to 350 degrees. Cover a large cookie sheet with tin foil and spray with cooking spray set aside
  2. In a one cup measuring cup add olive oil and butter and minced garlic. Microwave this mixture for about 1:00 and let stand.
  3. Prepare the hens by rinsing, and patting dry with several paper towels. Fill the In the cavity of the hens sprinkle with salt and pepper, add a spring of rosemary and 2 slices of lemon. Use a brush to coat the hens with the olive oil mixture, and then generously season with kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper, parsley and thyme.
  4. Season the bottom side first, then flip and repeat. Hens should be roasted breast side up.
  5. Arrange your hens on the cookie sheet. Roast in the oven for about 55 minutes or until done, and let stand for 10 minutes before serving. These are absolutely Delicious!

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About Easy And Delicious Cornish Hens

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tag: Heirloom

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