Loading

Rosemary and Garlic Cornish Game Hens Recipe

Submit A Photo
Provided By
A poultry-lovers delight. These hens are moist, delicious and flavorful. If you love garlic, you are sure to enjoy these.
Share this!
Facebook
Google+
Servings:
Update Servings
Ingredients
  • 1/4 butter
  • 24 garlic , divided
  • 1 lemon juice
  • 1 rosemary , chopped
  • 4 Cornish game hens
  • 3 olive oil , divided
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lemon , quartered
  • 4 fresh rosemary
  • 1/3 white wine
  • 1/3 low-sodium chicken broth
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Make a paste with the butter, 1 minced garlic clove, lemon juice and chopped rosemary.
  • Place hens in a large, heavy roasting pan. Rub paste under the skin of the breast. Rub hens with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Lightly season hens with salt and pepper. Place 1 lemon wedge and 1 sprig rosemary in cavity of each hen. Arrange garlic cloves around hens. Roast in preheated oven for 25 minutes.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together wine, chicken broth, and remaining oil; pour over hens. Continue roasting about 25 minutes longer, or until hens are golden brown and juices run clear. Baste with pan juices every 10 minutes.
  • Transfer hens to a platter, pouring any cavity juices into the roasting pan.
  • Tent hens with aluminum foil to keep warm.
  • Transfer pan juices and garlic cloves to a medium saucepan and boil until liquids reduce to a sauce consistency, about 6 minutes. Serve hens with sauce.
Similar Recipes
Loading

Rosemary and Garlic Cornish Game Hens Recipe Reviews

There currently aren't any reviews or comments for this recipe. Be the first!
E-mail: 
Advertisement
Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is strictly prohibited.
© Copyright 2017 Tecstra Systems, All Rights Reserved, RecipeTips.com