Roasted cornish hens are a fantastic entertaining dish for any size gathering! Perfect for a small holiday dinner when you don’t want a whole turkey.
Keyword recipe, holiday, thanksgiving, Christmas, roasted cornish hen recipe, hens
Prep Time 12hours
Cook Time 1hour
Total Time 13hours
Servings 3-4 hens
3-4cornish game hens
2cupsNancy's organic kefir
1head of garlic peeled
fresh herbs oreganothyme, sage etc. all work great
1. Soak hens in Nancy's kefir overnight.2. Remove from kefir scraping off most of it into a bowl. Discard kefir.3. Add hens to a roasting pan with apples, onions, garlic, and fresh herbs. Cover with foil4. Roast for 25 minutes at 350 degrees. Remove hens and transfer to a cookie sheet with a drying rack on top of it. Roast hens until the skin is crispy and hens are cooked thoroughly.5. While hens are roasting pour pan juices into a saucepan, add balsamic vinegar and honey and reduce to a sauce.6. Plate everything and serve with sauce. Enjoy!