Roasted Cornish Hens

Cornish hens are like the cutest food. My eldest son loves them for the simple fact everyone gets there own. This a very easy recipe and you can use it for a romantic night in to a nice dinner after Sabbath breaks.


4 Cornish hens

1 onion chopped

3 carrots sliced

1 green pepper

4 whole cloves of garlic

1 shot of dark rum

1/2 stick of butter

Olive oil

Hungarian paprika

Black pepper

Sea salt

Garlic powder



Preheat oven 450 degrees. Wash the hens throughly with water and place in your roaster. Place a clove of garlic inside each ones cavity. Arrange vegetables around them in the pan. Then brush each hen with olive oil. Melt butter in a separate bowl and mix with the shot of rum. Pour over the hens. Then season over top with oregano, garlic powder, basil, paprika, black pepper and sea salt to taste. Bake for 50-60 minutes.

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