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garlic-rosemary cornish hen

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a recipe by
J. White Harris
Gallatin, TN

This is a recipe for two but it can easily be expanded for as many as you need to feed.

★★★★★ 1
serves 2
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For garlic-rosemary cornish hen

  • 1
    cornish game hen (20 to 24 ounces), split lengthwise
  • 1/2 md
    lemon, cut into wedges
  • 2
    fresh rosemary sprigs
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 10 clove
  • 2 Tbsp
    chicken broth
  • 1/4 c
    white wine or additional chicken broth

How To Make garlic-rosemary cornish hen

  • 1
    Place hens, breast side up, over lemon and rosemary in an ungreased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish. Brush with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add garlic to pan. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°.
  • 2
    Pour broth and wine over hen and bake 10-15 minutes longer or until juices run clear, basting twice with pan juices. Remove hen to serving plates and keep warm.
  • 3
    Transfer pan juices to a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-7 minutes or until pan juices reach desired consistency. Strain juices and serve with hen.

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