Cornish Game Hens With Sage and Garlic

“Sage is one of my favourite herbs. And who doesn't like garlic!! So this works well for me. Hope it works for you too. This can be prepared ahead of time up to the point of putting it into the oven.”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Blend 3 Tbs of butter with the sage, garlic, lemon zest, salt and pepper.
  2. Separate breast and leg skin from hens.
  3. Press the mixture under the skins and spread evenly.
  4. Melt remaining butter and add paprika Brush this butter over the hens.
  5. Place hens in single layer in shallow oiled pan.
  6. Roast at 400 F, uncovered, 40 to 45 minutes.
  7. Baste twice with pan drippings.

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