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Cornish Hen - A great tasty dinner

Course Poultry
Cuisine American
Keyword cornish hen
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 1071 kcal


  • 4 Cornish hen 4 Cornish hen
  • 2 lemons 2 whole thinly sliced lemons
  • 2 garlic 2 peeled garlic cloves
  • rosemary springs fresh rosemary
  • 1 white wine 1 glass white wine


  1. Preheat the oven to 375º.

  2. Clean the Cornish hens and pat dry. Place in an ovenproof baking dish. In the cavity of each Cornish hen generously sprinkle salt and pepper. Add as many garlic cloves as desired, 2 slices of the lemon slices, and fresh rosemary. On the outside brush some of the olive oil on the skin. Sprinkle generously with salt and some pepper.

  3. Add the chicken broth and the wine to the baking dish. Any remaining sliced of lemon and more garlic cloves if wish around the Cornish hens.

  4. Place the baking dish in the hot oven and cook for 45 minutes or until no more juices are running from the chicken.

Nutrition Facts
Cornish Hen - A great tasty dinner
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1071 Calories from Fat 567
% Daily Value*
Fat 63g97%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 454mg151%
Sodium 285mg12%
Potassium 1269mg36%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 77g154%
Vitamin A 485IU10%
Vitamin C 31.4mg38%
Calcium 83mg8%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.