• 2servings
  • 45minutes
  • 941calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Lipids, Cellulose
VitaminsA, B9, C
MineralsPhosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 Cornish game hen (20 to 24 ounces)

  2. 1 lemon

  3. 1 cup minced parsley

  4. 2 tablespoons steak seasoning

  5. 3 to 4 garlic cloves, minced

  6. 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Cornish Hen Under a Brick Recipe photo by Taste of Home Using kitchen shears, cut along both sides of the backbone of the hen; remove backbone and discard. With a sharp knife, split the hen in half through the breast bone. Rinse and pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.

  2. Grate lemon peel and place peel in a small bowl. Add parsley, steak seasoning and garlic; mix well. Loosen skin on chicken and rub seasonings under and on skin. Brush hen halves with 2 tablespoons olive oil.

  3. Preheat oven to 400°. Heat remaining olive oil in large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Place hen halves in skillet, skin side up. Cook until well-browned, about 5 minutes. Turn the hen halves over. Place 1-2 clean foil-wrapped bricks on top of the hen halves. Bake for 25 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 180°. Yield: 2 servings.


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