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How To Cook A Cornish Hen In Oven

All you need to know about: How To Cook A Cornish Hen In Oven.


1 Cornish hen
Salt and pepper
Your favorite herbs, such as rosemary, thyme, and oregano


1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.

2. Rinse the Cornish hen with cold water and pat dry with paper towels.

3. Place the hen on a large roasting pan and season with salt and pepper.

4. Rub the outside of the hen with butter and sprinkle with your favorite herbs.

5. Place the hen in the preheated oven and cook for 45 minutes.

6. After 45 minutes, remove the hen from the oven and check the internal temperature with a meat thermometer. It should be at least 165 degrees.

7. If the hen is not at the proper temperature, return it to the oven for 5 to 10 minutes and check again.

8. Once the hen is cooked through, remove it from the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes before serving.

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