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Bob's Roasted Cornish Hens

 

Bob's Roasted Cornish Hens recipe
134

Yield

6

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

1

hrs

Ready

hrs

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

2 cornish game hens
rinsed
*
1 lemon
4 cloves garlic
peeled
1 branch rosemary leaves
*
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon olive oil
salt and black pepper
*
¼ cup white wine
*
½ cup chicken broth

Directions

Preheat oven to 400℉ (200℃). Pat the hens dry with a cloth. Slice lemon in half and squeeze juice into a medium bowl. Stuff hen cavities with half lemon, 2 cloves garlic and ½ branch of fresh rosemary.

Add honey, oil and salt and pepper to lemon juice and blend together. Baste the hens with the lemon honey sauce.

Place in a small roasting pan and roast for 20 minutes. Reduce heat and continue roasting for 20 to 30 minutes basting the hens occasionally. Roast the hens until the juices run clear from the thigh.

Transfer hens to cutting board and let sit for 10 minutes. Place roasting pan on stove burner and stir in white wine.

Bring to a simmer and scrape brown bits from bottom of pan. Stir in chicken stock and simmer. Serve hens hot with sauce.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

over 7 years

Very basic, simple way to fix game hens, but oh so good! I did not make the sauce this time, because of what els was being served, but looking forward to it next time. The lemon and honey were nice flavors on the crispy skin.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 39g (1.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 4644% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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