Soul Food Sunday: Lemon Herbed Cornish Hens
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Recipe: Lemon-Herbed Cornish Hens
6 CORNISH HENS (ABOUT 1 ½ pounds EACH)
¼ CUP REDUCED-CALORIE MARGARINE, MELTED
2 TABLESPOONS FRESH LEMON JUICE
2 TEASPOONS FINELY CHOPPED PARSLEY
½ TEASPOON DRIED THYME, CRUSHED
¼ TEASPON DRIED ROSEMARY, CRUSHED
1 CLOVE GARLIC, CRUSHED
Remove giblets and necks from hens; rinse and drain hens. (Use giblets and necks for broth if desired.) Tuck neck skin under wings to secure it. Place hens breast-side up on rack in roasting pan. Combine remaining ingredients; brush hens with mixture. Roast uncovered in 350-degree oven until hens are don, brushing occasionally with margarine mixture, about 1 ½ hours.
Yields: 6 servings