Herbed Cornish Hen
photo by Bergy
- Ready In:
- 2hrs 5mins
- Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
- In a small bowl mix a dash of each seasoning.
- In a second small bowl, melt 1-2 T of butter.
- Brush Hen with butter.
- Rub seasoning onto hen.
- Place hen on bakeware.
- Bake for 1 hour 30 min on 350.
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Tried it - Loved it. 5 Stars Made it with a baking hen in the crockpot - threw it together in less than 10 minutes - left for the day came back 9 hours later and it was tender and fabulous fell CLEAN off the bone - fell apart like in a stew, which I liked. (If want it in whole, cook for less time). Best part is it had that delicate but distinct seasoning flavor like you get in a nice restaurant - unfortunately for my dient I can't stop eating it....:-( I had all 5 ingredients in the house already. One thing to keep in mind - the seasoning gets washed away in all the juice - I drained off a good bit of juice each time I prepared a serving. and i re-dashed the seasonings on when i reheated in microwave - it really wakes the flavor up - this is sooooo delicious - - AND FAST AND SIMPLE!!! Tastes like you spent a lot of time when you really didn't!! Sending this one on to all the women in my family!
I did not have adobo, but did use the rest of the ingredients exactly - it still turned out great! I did thaw the hen a day before cooking, then skinned and cut it in half before seasoning. It only took about 50 to 55 minutes to cook. Thanks for posting this recipe - I'm sure I'll be making it again.