How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350dF
  • wash birds and pat dry
  • set aside
  • put skillet on low heat to prepare
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  • in a small bowl :
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  • garlic minced very small
  • 4 turns of pepper mill
  • 1 large pinch kosher salt
  • mix together with your fingers
  • cut birds in half and make a slit between thigh and body
  • rub birds with mixture in and out
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  • pan should be warm enuf to add oil and thin pat of butter
  • as soon as butter melts fry sage quickly and remove from pan;set aside
  • brown the 4 pieces of hen quickly in pan
  • remove from pan and place is baking dish
  • quickly brown potatoes ( do not cook, just saute quickly and place around birds in baking dish
  • place baking dish in pre-heated 350d F oven
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  • deglaze fry pan with the white wine
  • warm tomatoes and button mushrooms in fry pan salt remove set aside
  • slowly incorporate flour
  • low low heat
  • incorporate half and half ; taste to adjust seasoning set aside for
  • gravy
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  • Cook from 30-45 minutes
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  • Plate on a large warmed platter
  • potatoes on either side with sage placed neatly on potatoes
  • Drizzle gravy over hens
  • decorate with chiffonade cherry tomatoes and mushrooms

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  • steakman 9 years ago
    Going to give this a try tonight. thanks for the posting
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    " It was excellent "
    invisiblechef ate it and said...
    A Cornish hens dinner was the first meal I made my husband, I was 19 and just learning how to cook. now though he is so picky he won't eat anything with bones, that's what I get for spoiling him. But I love little cornish hens. Great post :)
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  • sexybeast 10 years ago
    They will shine like all the stars in the night sky, and only for you.
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    " It was excellent "
    wolfpackjack ate it and said...
    wolfpackjack like cornish game hen....great post... thanks
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