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Cornish Game Hens with Mushrooms

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Hens are roasted with a savory wine mixture.

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour


  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 4 Rock Cornish Game hens, halved or quartered
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, halved
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 16 ounces sliced mushrooms


Soak rosemary in wine for about 30 minutes, while preparing Cornish hens for baking.

Wash game hen parts and pat dry with paper towels. In a paper bag or food storage plastic bag, put flour, salt, pepper, and parsley. Place pieces of hen in bag and shake well to coat thoroughly with the flour mixture. Cook garlic clove halves in melted butter in skillet until barely browned; remove garlic. Add pieces of hen, brown, then remove to a baking dish. Saute mushrooms in butter remaining in skillet; add to the baking dish. Pour rosemary and wine mixture over Cornish game hen parts and bake in 350° oven 30 to 45 minutes, until Cornish hens are tender.
Recipe for Cornish hens serves 4.

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yuk!, Member cawoman1

This recipe seemed like it would have a great flavor but it was gross

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