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Cranberry Cornish Hens

Cornish game hens are just the right size to make individual servings for your dinner guests, and they are so easy to prepare. In this video, you’ll get a simple but sensational recipe for roasted Cornish hens glazed with cranberry sauce. Canned cranberry sauce whisked with wine and lemon juice makes a sweet/tart glaze as well as a sauce to serve on the side, and springs of fresh rosemary add herby, earthy flavor. Perfect for holidays and other special occasions, but without the fuss of cooking large roasts.

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  • Jo Tate

Yes, a printed version would be very handy for saving in my recipe file and working in the kitchen.

  • vicilou

so excited to have actual recipe! Thank you!!

  • Joel Wayne Hammett

I've put the recipe into 10 easy to follow steps. CRANBERRY ROASTED CORNISH HENS 1) Combine the following ingredients in a medium saucepan: - 1 can jellied Cranberry Sauce - ½ cup Dry White Wine - 1 Tsp Lemon Juice 2) Cook medium heat, stir constantly until it is smooth and cranberry the sauce melts. 3) Preheat oven to 350 4) Rinse hens in cold water and pat dry 5) Put salt, pepper, and rosemary sprigs into body cavities 6) Close cavities and secure with toothpicks or stitch up with string 7) Place hens breast side up on a lightly greased shallow baking pan 8) Brush hens with sauce being sure to cover thoroughly 9) Season with salt/pepper 10) Bake 350 degrees for 45 minutes, basting frequently with sauce Optional: Serve hens drizzled with a bit of sauce