Garlic Roasted Cornish Hens

Garlic Roasted Cornish Hens

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 50 min
  • Total: 55 min
  • Serving: 8
Tuck garlic under the skin to add a great flavor to these hens.


  • 4 cornish game hens
  • 4 tablespoons minced garlic


  1. Rinse hens and pat dry.
  2. Gently loosen the skin from the meat to create a pocket on each side of the breast.
  3. Rub the garlic onto the meat underneath the skin.
  4. Place hens in a roasting pan breast side up on a rack.
  5. Roast uncovered at 350 degrees F. for 50 to 60 minutes.
  6. Loosely cover with foil and let set for 10 minutes before carving.

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