Cornish Hens the Easy Way

Cornish Hens the Easy Way

24 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    45 m
  • Ready In

    1 h
Mary Fortman
Recipe by  Mary Fortman

“This recipe is so simple, and it adds a little zest to your Cornish Hens.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Rub each hen with a lime half. Drizzle the hens with olive oil, and season with chili powder, cumin, kosher salt, and pepper. Place hens on a rack in a shallow roasting pan.
  3. Roast hens 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), and continue roasting 30 minutes, or to an internal temperature of 180 degrees F (80 degrees C).

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Reviews (24)

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Busymommy
55

Busymommy

This turned out REALLY well and very juicy. I cooked it a little longer, and I used about 1/2T of chili powder and 1/2T of cumin per hen. 1/2tsp of each for 3 chickens was not nearly enough for my family. It turned out just great.

SAND_C
37

SAND_C

This recipe was the easiest chicken recipe I ever made! I was looking for something quick to prepare but low on ingredients, and this met both requirements. It's wonderfully moist and spicy and we loved it!

Wilemon
31

Wilemon

This was OK, but we prefer other seasoning compared to chili and cumin.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 332 cal
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 23.5 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs
  • 3.8 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 26 g
  • 52%
  • Cholesterol
  • 151 mg
  • 50%
  • Sodium
  • 556 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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