Herb Roasted Cornish Game Hens

Recipe by JelsMom
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 2
YIELD: 1 hen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Rinse hen with cold water & pat dry. Season with salt & pepper inside & out.
  • Stuff cavity with garlic, rosemary, thyme, & ½ bay leaf. Place some of the shallots, carrots, & celery in cavity.
  • Scatter rest of veggies on bottom of roasting pan. Place hen on top of veggies.
  • Squeeze juice from ½ lemon over hen and add a pice (about ¼ of a lemon) to the cavity. Roast in oven 45 minutes until hens are golden brown & crisp. Juices should run clear when thigh is pierced with a sharp knife.
  • Transfer to serving platter and let sit for 5 minutes. Remove skin & cut in half.
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