Lemon Pepper Cornish Hen

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 545.5
  • Total Fat: 50.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 233.0 mg
  • Sodium: 87.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 0.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 24.4 g

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This is a nice easy to make meal whether it be for one or 8. This is a nice easy to make meal whether it be for one or 8.
Number of Servings: 2


    1 Cornish Hen Thawed
    1 Stick of Butter
    Lemon Pepper, to taste
    Garlic Salt, to taste


Preheat oven to 350.

Sprinkle Garlic Salt and Lemon Pepper on the hen and rub all over it (including inside).

Slide your finger in under the skin and create a pocket. Take the butter and rub inside the pocket, leaving a generous amount. Do this for all areas of skin that you choose. Put the remaining butter in the cavity of the body.

Cook covered for 1 hour basting often.

Remove lid and cook at 400 until done.

Makes 2 servings of a small breast, leg and wing.

You can also use this same idea for a small chicken or a turkey.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SYMMIE.