Like a lot of folks I used to be intimidated by the thought of preparing Cornish Hens. Not anymore. Now I love them and here is why. First, it is all about the perfect portion. Cornish hens for me translate into less waste. Who wants to cook a whole chicken or gigantic turkey then struggle to figure out what to do with all of the leftovers? Second. Cornish Hens are not the hoity toity fancy pants dish you think it is. Mainly because pound for pound they are often a more economical purchase then other poultry fare. And finally, they are delicious. The following recipe guarantees a moist and well seasoned outcome. Enjoy.
The Perfect Cornish Hens Recipe
Ingredients for Cornish Hens
- 4-6 Cornish Hens
- 2 Meyer Lemons
- 1/2 Cup of Melted Unsalted Sweet Cream Butter
- 2 Bunches of fresh Sage
- 6-8 Sprigs of fresh Rosemary
- 6-8 Sprigs of fresh Thyme
- 2 Tbsp of fresh cracked Black Pepper
- 1 Tbsp of Lemon Pepper
- 1 Tbsp of Kosher salt
- 1 Cup of White Wine
Instructions for the best Cornish Hens Recipe
This is a super simple recipe that anyone can follow. But the keys to this Cornish Hen recipe are the fresh herbs, butter and the white wine.