Summery Cornish Hens

Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Cook 35 m



  1. 1 of 3 In large skillet, heat oil over high heat. Add Cornish hens, skin side down; brown 4 minutes. Turn over; brown 4 minutes. Flip; cook for 2 minutes. Remove to platter. Reduce heat.
  2. 2 of 3 Add garlic and onion to skillet; saute, scraping up any brown bits, 3 minutes. Add wine; cook 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, olives, bay leaves, thyme, salt and pepper flakes.
  3. 3 of 3 Place Cornish hen halves back in skillet on top of sauce; pour in any drippings from platter. Cover skillet tightly with aluminum foil; cook over medium heat 15 minutes. Remove foil. Instant-read thermometer inserted in thickest part of breast should register 160 degrees F (if not, cover hens and cook a little longer). Remove hens to clean platter. Continue cooking sauce over high heat for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Pour over hens.
Nutrition Information for Summery Cornish Hens
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 34 g pro., 479 kcal cal., 885 mg sodium, 9 g carb., 187 mg chol., 33 g Fat, total, 2 g fiber, 8 g sat. fat
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