Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 20 mins
This is a recipe from an old home economics cook book, but it's one I love to make. It is great served with wild rice. Make sure hen is tender before adding honey mixture or the meat will burn. The recipe is for one Cornish Hen, but I couldn't get the software to accept it the way I tried to enter it.
- Split hen in half. Wash and pat dry. Sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper. Brush both sides with 3 Tbs butter.
- Place breast side down on a rack in a shallow pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes.
- Turn. Brush with butter and bake for 25 minutes.
- Mix honey with 1 1/2 Tbs melted butter. Brush half the mixture on the hen. Bake for 15 minutes. Turn and brush with remaining honey mixture. Bake for 15 minutes longer.