How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 375;arrange frozen sausages in a shallow roasting pan and roast till cooked through,about 18 to 20 mins.. Set the sausage aside till they are cool enough to handle;then cut them into1/4" slices. Resarve the pan. Turn heat up to 475
  • Meanwhile,finely chop one onion and coarsely chop the other. Combine the sliced sausages,bread,finely chopped onion,2Tbs of the butter,the sage,thyme,1/4 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper. Season the hens inside and out with an additional 1/4tsp salt and 1/4tsp pepper. Stuff each hen with 1/4 of the bread mixture and tie the legs. Arrange the hens on a rack in a shallow roasting pan and drizzle the wine and remaining 1Tbs butter over them.
  • Roast the hens for 20 mins. Add coarsely chopped onion to the pan and continue roasting for 10-15 mins longer,until meat thermometer inserted in thigh joint registers 170. Transfer the hens to a platter,cover loosely with foil and let rest 10 mins
  • Meanwhile,put roasting pan on burner;add the broth and bring tio a boil,stirring to loosen any brown bits in bottom of pan. Whisk together 1/4c water and the flour;add to the roasting pan and bring to a boil,stirring constantly. Simmer 3 mins. Serve the hens with the sauce.

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  • windy1950 8 years ago
    I've roasted cornish game hens only once in my life, which was not too long after Hub and I married. I do want to try them again, though, and this sounds like a dandy recipe to go by. Thanks for posting, Pat.
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    " It was excellent "
    a1patti ate it and said...
    I love to make these once in a while! I shall bookmark and save for a special dinner!
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  • jett2whit 11 years ago
    sounds like a tasty one to try! jett
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    " It was excellent "
    donman ate it and said...
    Happy Easter :)
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  • pleclare 11 years ago
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    " It was excellent "
    hayleesgrandma ate it and said...
    We buy cornish hens all the time, will be bookmarking this one to try, thanks ;)
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