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Garlic Rosemary Roasted Cornish Hens: Not Every Bachelor’s Chicken Dinner

Why make a single Bachelor’s Roasted Chicken when you can make – Not Every Bachelor’s Chicken Dinner with two Cornish Hens? Simple recipe using garlic, rosemary, lemon, sherry and spices that is sure to impress!


2 Cornish Hens
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Cup Cooking Sherry
Approximately ½ Cup of minced Fresh Garlic
Fresh Rosemary
1 Lemon Sliced
Approximately ½ Tsp. of Oregano, ½ Tsp of Parsley and Garlic Powder
Salt and Fresh Ground Pepper

1. Defrost Cornish Hens overnight in the fridge and remove giblets
2. Pre Heat Oven to 400 degrees
3. Place hens in Pyrex dish with sherry and smother in Extra Virgin Olive Oil
4. Sprinkle salt, pepper, oregano, parsley and garlic powder over chickens
5. Surround outer areas of hens with minced garlic
6. Place full fresh rosemary around hens and in cavity if possible
7. Repeat with sliced lemons
8. Cover with aluminum foil and cook for approximately 40 – 50 minutes depending on bird size
9. Remove tin foil for last 10-12 minutes of cooking to crisp outside
10. Cornish Hens are done when an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh registers 165 degrees F and the juices run clear

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