Brandy Jellied Cornish Game Hens

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READY IN: 16mins
Recipe by anymouse

This is my favorite recipe for Cornish hens, although I only make them a few times a year because they are not a favorite of DH. I usually make them if my sisters are coming over.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre-heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine parsley, shallot, garlic, salt, pepper and 1/4 cup of butter. Stuff half of mixture into cavity of each hen and secure legs with kitchen twine.
  3. Place hens in pan breast side up and rub with the other 1/4 cup butter.
  4. Bake for approximately 30 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine jelly and brandy and cook over low heat until the jelly melts.
  6. After hens have cooked 30 minutes, pour the jelly mixture over the hens and cook another 30 minutes, basting frequently.

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