Cornish Game Hen

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A young chicken that is cross between a White Rock species of chicken and a Cornish chicken. Known for its tender, rich meat and small size, the Cornish Game Hen is raised to an age of 4 to 5 weeks old. At this point the bird weighs 2 to 3 pounds which is the best size for processing into so that it can be prepared as a single serving to be broiled or roasted in the oven. Another name given to this bird is a Rock Cornish Game Hen. The term Game was added by food marketers who felt that it provided a distinctive and appealing title that would help sell the product to consumers.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 bird whole
Calories116
Protein20g
Total Fat3g
Total Carbohydrates0g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Potassium269mg
Sodium68mg
Cholesterol91mg
Serving Size1 bird whole
Calories134
Protein23g
Total Fat3g
Total Carbohydrates0g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Potassium250mg
Sodium63mg
Cholesterol106mg
Serving Size0.5 bird
Calories200
Protein17g
Total Fat14g
Total Carbohydrates0g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Potassium236mg
Sodium61mg
Cholesterol101mg

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