Roasted Cornish Hens

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Ingredients

    • 2 celery sticks

 

    • 1 red bell pepper

 

    • 1/2 yellow onion

 

    • extra virgin olive oil

 

    • 1 clove garlic

 

    • juice from 1 lemon

 

    • small handful fresh basil

 

    • 1/2 teaspoon salt

 

    • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

 

  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning (I use 21 seasoning from Trader Joe’s)

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Directions: 

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Prepare an oven sheet with rack.
  • Dice 2 celery sticks, 1 red bell pepper, and 1/2 onion.

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  • In a bowl mix chopped fresh basil, juice of 1 lemon, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, minced garlic clove, and 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning. (link at bottom for the trader joe’s seasoning.)  Mix it well together.

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  • Drizzle extra virgin olive oil on the hen and spread it all around.
  • Stuff hens with chopped vegetables.

cornish hen recipe

  • Rub the seasoning mix all over the hens.

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  • Place in the oven for 1 hour 15 minutes.
  • I broiled the last 5 minutes for the color.

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Products I used in this recipe: 
If you don’t have a Trader Joe’s near you, you could order it from amazon. Follow the link: Trader Joe’s 21 Seasoning Salute (Pack of 2)
Bowls to mix ingredients, I use thing bowls all the time.Pyrex Prepware 3-Piece Mixing Bowl Set, Clear
Wire rack, this help the chicken roast all over. Circulon Nonstick Bakeware 3-Piece Cookie Pan Set, Warm Silver
Bamboo Style’s® Premium 3 Piece Bamboo Cutting Boards. Eco-friendly Kitchen Chopping Boards Made to Last!
My favorite knifes for chopping, Global GS-38 – 3 1/2 inch, 9cm Western Style Paring Knife

Roasted Cornish Hens

Calories: 73kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 celery sticks
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 smal handful fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning I use 21 seasoning from Trader Joe’s

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Prepare an oven sheet with rack.
  • Dice 2 celery sticks, 1 red bell pepper, and 1/2 onion.
  • In a bowl mix chopped fresh basil, juice of 1 lemon, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, minced garlic clove, and 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning. (link at bottom for the trader joe’s seasoning.) Mix it well together.
  • Drizzle extra virgin olive oil on the hen and spread it all around.
  • Stuff hens with chopped vegetables.
  • Rub the seasoning mix all over the hens.
  • Place in the oven for 1 hour 15 minutes.
  • I broiled the last 5 minutes for the color.

Nutrition

Calories: 73kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 2g | Sodium: 1177mg | Potassium: 331mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 77.7% | Vitamin C: 190.3% | Calcium: 3.3% | Iron: 6.8%
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4 Comments

  1. This roast hen looks so delicious with the seasoning and chopped veg.
    PS- I don’t like turkey

  2. I have my hens in the oven now! Hope it’s flavorful.

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