Food Network has simple and easy-to-follow recipes for Cornish hens from two of its stars. Ina Garten's recipe is stuffed with a cornbread stuffing, while the Neelys' recipe is flavored with lemon pepper and basil.
Baked in a 375 degree Fahrenheit oven, 1 ½-pound Cornish game hens are ready in an hour to one hour and 15 minutes. They should be cooked until the internal temperature of the thigh reaches 180 degrees on an instant-read thermometer.
A Cornish hen is a chicken that was created in 1820 to combine the speed of one chicken, the English Game, with the power of the Aseel Game. The American Poultry Association recognized it as a Cornish fowl in 1910.
Cornish game hens are prepared in many ways, including in an oven, on a grill or in a slow cooker. When preparing Cornish game hens, remember that most recipes consider half of a game hen to be a serving and prepare accordingly.
Cornish hens are also called Indian game hens or Cornish game hens. Despite their origins in Cornwall, England, they were originally called Indian game hens because the breed was created by crossing English chickens with game breeds imported from South Asia.
Roasting Cornish hens is a reliable, tasty and fairly easy way to get the best results, and simply requires rubbing the hens with seasoning and olive oil, before roasting for around 1 hour at 375 degrees Fahrenheit. The hens can also be stuffed with a variety of ingredi...
An easy Cornish hen recipe is Martha Stewart's Cornish Hen with Lemon and Herbs, which flavors the birds with parsley, thyme and lemon and takes less than an hour to complete. Another is Food Network's Roasted Cornish Game Hens, which rubs the birds with salt, lemon bla...