Chicken - Baked Cornish Game Hens

Chicken - Baked Cornish Game Hens

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Ready in 45 minutes

Cornish game hens stuffed with a vegetable mixture, then roasted. A Cornish game hen recipe that I found and tweaked a bit for the taste and size of our small family, but it would be very easy to adjust it to fit your needs. It goes well with oven-roasted potatoes (


2 Cornish Hens
1/2 cup Butter; melted
1/2 onion; chopped
1/2 stalk celery; chopped
1/4 green pepper; chopped
4.5 ounce can mushrooms; chpped
cloves garlic; minced
1 Tbsp basil
1 tsp oregano
1 Tbsp parsley; chopped
1/4 cup butter; melted

Original recipe makes 2 Servings



1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

2. In a small bowl combine the 1/2 cup melted butter, onion, celery, bell pepper, mushrooms, garlic, basil, oregano and parsley.

3. Season hens inside and out with salt and pepper to taste, then stuff with equal amounts butter/vegetable mixture. Place stuffed birds in a 9x13 inch baking dish, breast side up. Drizzle with 1/4 cup melted butter.

4. Cover dish and bake in the preheated oven for 1 1/2 hours. Remove cover and brown at 500 degrees F ti internal temp of 160 F.

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