Baked Cornish Hens

Main Course

Recipe courtesy of Celestine Dunbar, New Orleans

Serves 8

  • 8 young Cornish hens, gizzards and necks set aside
  • Creole seasoning-spice mix
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Black pepper
  • Garlic powder


Baked Cornish Hens

Baked Cornish Hens

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Preheat oven to 375˚F. Wash and dry hens.
Assemble in glass or metal roasting pan. Sprinkle liberally with Creole seasoning and garlic powder. Dust lightly with Cayenne and black peppers. Cover tightly with foil. Bake 50 minutes.
Remove foil and return to oven until golden, about 15 minutes.


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