Dijon-Style Cornish Hens With Mustard Sauce

Total Time
8hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 8 hrs

In 'The French Slow Cooker' by Michele Scicolone

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Scatter the vegetables in a large slow cooker.
  2. Sprinkle the hens inside and out with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Tuck a garlic clove inside the cavity of each one.
  4. Place the hens in the slow cooker.
  5. Pour the wine around the hens.
  6. Cover and cook for 6-8 hours, or until the hens are tender and cooked through.
  7. Remove the hens to a serving platter; cover and keep warm.
  8. Strain the cooking liquid into a medium saucepan.
  9. Bring the liquid to a boil and cook it over med-high heat until slightly reduced.
  10. Turn the heat down slightly and whisk in the mustards.
  11. Stir in the parsley and butter.
  12. Taste for seasoning and adjust.
  13. Pour the sauce over the hens and serve.