Calendar Recipe Box Shopping List Address Book
      
 
 

Source: The Working Family's Cookbook

Moroccan Cornish Hens
If you are feeding children, half a hen will do for a serving, which nicely stretches this recipe.
Rating:
Read Reviews(1)
Rate This Recipe
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 to 55 minutes
View Nutritional Facts
  Print: Recipe
  Add To: Recipe Box
  Email: Recipe
  Find: More Recipes

 
4 (about 1-1/2 pounds each) Cornish game hens
4 large cloves garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon paprika
1 teaspoon cumin seed
1/4 cup olive oil
2 large lemons, halved




Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Using a sharp, heavy knife, split each hen along its back, and open up flat. Place the hens skin side up on roasting pans large enough to hold them flat without crowding. Squeeze the juice of half a lemon over each hen. Place a squeezed half underneath each hen.

Using a sharp knife, chop the garlic with the salt until very finely chopped. Scrape the garlic into a small bowl and add the paprika and cumin. With the back of a spoon crush the mixture against the side of the bowl. Gradually add the oil, mixing continuously until a thin paste forms. (Alternatively, crush the garlic, salt, paprika and cumin in a mortar and pestle. Gradually mix in the olive oil until smooth.) With a spoon, coat each hen evenly with the paste.

Bake for 50 to 55 minutes, basting often with the pan juices, until the hens' juices run clear yellow when pierced with a fork.





Enter your email address to receive delicious, family-friendly recipes, exciting promotions, helpful articles and more delivered right to your mailbox. What could be better?






 

Turkey Fajitas
Source: The Working Family's Cookbook
Rating:
Read Comments

Once you make these fajitas, your kids will be begging for them night after night!
View the full recipe


Herb-Marinated Chicken
Source: The Working Family's Cookbook
Rating:
Read Comments

This is a wonderful way to serve chicken on a weekend when you have time for advanced preparation.
View the full recipe

 








 
Simply fill out the required fields to begin enjoying the benefits of FamilyTime.com – it’s fast and it’s free.
* required



 
 
Concerned about privacy? Rest assured, we never sell or share your personal information.
See our Privacy Policy.
//