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Creole Cornish Game Hen Recipe

This Cornish game hen recipe is so easy and delicious. I made it last January for our New Year’s Day meal; I’m thinking of cooking it again for our Easter dinner main dish. Rubbed with my homemade creole seasoning, this version of Cornish hen is baked in a cast iron skillet, yielding maximum flavor with minimal effort. Perfect for lazy cooks like me! 

Creole Cornish Game Hen Recipe

cornish game hen recipe

You’ll Need:

  • Creole seasoning (recipe here)
  • Grapeseed oil
  • Large Cast Iron skillet

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400º. Remove cornish hen from packaging. Rinse and pat dry with a paper towel. Split each bird in half, down the middle. Coat Cornish hen liberally with creole seasoning. Add a few tablespoons of grapeseed oil to a large cast-iron skillet, coating thoroughly. Place Cornish game hen inside skillet, and then into the oven, cooking for 1 hour.

cornish game hen recipe

Baste every 20 minutes, checking for doneness around 45 minutes. Remove from oven and rest for 5 minutes. Serve with your favorite sides.

cornish game hen recipe

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