Cornish Game Hens With Garlic Cloves and Onion

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

An easy recipe.I use the garlic and onion in this recipe to make a blended mixed sauce for mashed potatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle the seasoning salt on the birds.
  2. Stuff 2 cloves in each hen. Sprinkle the rest of the cloves in the baking dish.
  3. Place the hens on top of the garlic. Add the onions.
  4. Preheat oven 350*.
  5. Cover with dish with foil.
  6. Bake 1 hour.
  7. Note: Uncover after 1 hour to brown the birds. About 15 to 20 minutes or so. Check.
  8. Mixed Sauce for Mashed Potatoes:.
  9. Take all cooked garlic cloves and cooked onion pieces and the drippings. Place in a blender and pulse twice.
  10. Add to mashed dry potatoes. Add milk, salt and pepper. Serve with margarine or butter.
Most Helpful

This was a great dinner. I added more seasoning to the hens and cooked them a little longer than suggested. I added the garlic and onions to my mashed potatoes and mixed them with a mixer. They were absolutely delicious!

Lucky Clover December 12, 2006

This was excellent. Our hens took another half hour to brown and get done, and instead of pureeing the pan drippings, onions and garlic I mixed them into the mashed potatoes as they were. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. No need to add milk to that.

woodland hues May 13, 2006