Cornish Hen Bordelaise

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by chefmick

works great with any kind of poultry including wild game birds.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the birds:.
  2. rub hens inside and out with butter.
  3. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, paprika.
  4. Place a piece of onion and celery inside each hen. tie legs together.
  5. Roast uncovered about 1 hr @ 425 degrees F basting with melted butter.
  6. For the Sauce:.
  7. In a small bowl combine thyme, bay leaf, and wine; set aside.
  8. when birds are done pour off 1/2 cup drippings into skillet and saute' onion until soft.
  9. mix cornstarch and sugar into the chicken stock and add to skillet. Bring to boil, reduce to simmer and add the wine. simmer about 5 minutes or until desired thickness is reached.
  10. strain sauce into a gravy boat and serve with hens.

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