Roast Cornish Hens and Sweet Potatoes (Nigella Lawson)

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 425°; place the birds in a small baking pan or foil pan; pouring over 1 tablespoon of oil.
  • Cut the unpeeled sweet potato into 2 ½ inch cubes and put them into another smallish pan or foil pan.
  • Pour over the other tablespoon of oil and sprinkle over the spices, then toss everything together by shaking the pan.
  • Cook both the hens and sweet potatoes in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.
  • Put each Cornish hen on a plate, with a tangle of water cress and the sweet potatoes alonside.
  • Sprinkle with kosher salt to taste and spritz with lime juice.
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