Lunchbreak: Chef Jernard Wells makes Cornish Hens

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Jernard Wells

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Chef Jernard’s Rosemary Maple Cornish Hens


2 whole Cornish hens

2 sprigs rosemary

4 sprigs thyme

1 large onion sliced

5 cloves garlic

1 lemon sliced

2 tbsp olive oil

Ingredients to make Dry Rub:

1 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

1 tbsp Italian seasoning

3 tsp smoked paprika

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp red pepper flakes

1 tsp brown sugar 

Cooking Directions:

– Preheat oven to 400°F. 

– Combine all the dry rub ingredients together in a small bowl. 

– Pat the hens dry with paper towels and  season with the dry rub inside and out. 

– In a baking dish add the rosemary, thyme, garlic, onion and lemon slices.

– Put the hens in the  dish over the onions and herbs light pour olive oil over each one.

– Place hens in oven and bake for 55 mins  minutes.

– Remove from oven and prepare to serve with other dishes


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