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    Simple Cornish Hen Ala Crock-Pot

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    8 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    8 hrs

    Lucky Chef's Note:

    My favorite cooking appliance is the crockpot. It is so versatile and I am finding can be used for anything. I came up with this recipe and just made it last evening very easy. Only 4 ingredients.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6-8

    Yield:

    hens

    Units: US | Metric

    • 2 Cornish hens, split
    • 2 white onions, sliced
    • 10 small red new potatoes, halved
    • spike seasoning

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Split the hens lengthwise wash and pat dry.
    2. 2
      Slice the onions.
    3. 3
      Halve the potatoes.
    4. 4
      Spray a light coating of nonstick spray on bottom of crockpot.
    5. 5
      Sprinkle chicken liberally with spike seasoning both inside and out.
    6. 6
      Lay hens skin side down on bottom of crock pot.
    7. 7
      Layer onion slices on top of hens.
    8. 8
      Dump Potatoes on Onions.
    9. 9
      Sprinkle more Spike seasoning.
    10. 10
      Cover crock pot. Turn to high for about 4 hours and then on warm till served.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 19, 2010

      55

      This was very yummy and very easy! My cornish hens weren't as defeathered as I would have liked them to be, so I yanked off the skin. To try to make up for the loss of skin, I added a little butter, oil, and cream. I didn't have Spike seasoning, so I just grabbed a Tuscan blend I had in the pantry from Penzey's that smelled like it would do well. Maybe my potatoes were a bit big, the hens were done when we checked them at 4 hrs, but we ran it another hour for the potatoes. We loved it and plan on having it and variations on the theme in the future. Maybe it will turn me into a crock pot cook...

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    • on January 08, 2009

      55

      SUPER easy and yummy! :) It was a hit for Christmas guests who couldn't eat the ham, I passed on the link to this recipe to them!

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    Nutritional Facts for Simple Cornish Hen Ala Crock-Pot

    Serving Size: 1 (299 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 325.9
     
    Calories from Fat 26
    11%
    Total Fat 2.9 g
    4%
    Saturated Fat 0.7 g
    3%
    Cholesterol 72.5 mg
    24%
    Sodium 72.2 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 53.2 g
    17%
    Dietary Fiber 6.7 g
    27%
    Sugars 3.7 g
    15%
    Protein 22.0 g
    44%

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