How to make it

  • Place cornish Hens in a pot to boil.
  • Add some season to the boil.. (little salt , pepper )
  • After the hen is boiled.. removed the hen , keeping the boiled season water set it aside.
  • place the hens in a colander run cool water onto them and take the meat off of the bone
  • Place the meat into a bowl.
  • In another pot (soup pot)
  • Place on stove top
  • add oil
  • add sausage, tasso saute' until partly cooked
  • add the debone cornish hen to this
  • saute' for about 15 minutes.. stirring often
  • Remove all meat from pot place in bowl
  • add Onions with parsley green onions, jalapeno peppers
  • saute' until they look cooked. not over cooked.
  • Add the one can of Tomato paste
  • saute it until dark with the left over meat juices and saute' onions
  • it will look like it wants to stick to bottom of pot this is fine just do not burn it
  • you might turn down your heat after about 10 minutes of stirring.
  • Then add meat back into pot
  • Add your seasoning (slap yo mama/ salt , pepper/or Tony's / LSU dust of you choice)
  • saute' just for a bit about 2 minutes
  • Add all veggies corn potato, carrots
  • saute' for about 10 minutes
  • Then add water from the veggies and cornish hen boil (known as stock) but DO NOT ADD ALL WATER AT ONE TIME.
  • ADD ABOUT ONE CUP AT A TIME to saver the juice of the meat and seasoning
  • keep adding water till you reach the amount you will need for your soup. Just don't get
  • the soup TO THIN.
  • That's it!
  • Don't forget to make your cornbread...hmmmm..
  • You may serve over rice or just eat this with crackers...

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  • annieamie 10 years ago
    This sounds like a great soup recipe! Thank you so much for sharing it on Group Recipes!
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    " It was excellent "
    cuzpat ate it and said...
    Is there enough meat on 2 Cornish Hen for this LOL!! i love them, but so small. high 5 for soup
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    " It was excellent "
    bobbyc0117 ate it and said...
    Love the sound of this soup.Almost makes you wish for those cold winter days.....almost. 5 from me
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