Cornish Game Hens with Garlic and Rosemary
Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes
Serves: 2 people
- 2 Cornish game hens
- 4 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- Salt and pepper, to taste
Instructions for Cornish Game Hens with Garlic and Rosemary recipe:
- Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Rinse the hens and pat them dry with paper towels.
- In a small bowl, mix together the minced garlic, chopped rosemary, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
- Rub the mixture all over the hens, making sure to get some of the mixture inside the cavity of each bird.
- Place the hens in a baking dish and roast them in the preheated oven for 1 hour, or until the internal temperature of the hens reaches 165°F (74°C).
- Let the hens rest for 10 minutes before carving them.
To dress it up, you can garnish the dish with additional fresh rosemary and lemon wedges.
Nutrition per serving (1 hen): Calories: 480 Fat: 28g Carbohydrates: 1g Protein: 56g