How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 450
  • Rub hens with 1 tbs. of the olive oil. Lightly season hens with salt and pepper. Place 1 lemon wedge and 1 sprig rosemary in cavity of each hen. Arrange in large,heavy roasting pan and arrange garlic cloves around hens. Roast in preheated oven 25 mins.
  • Reduce oven temp to 350. In mixing ,whisk together wine,chicken broth and remaining 2Tbs oil;pour over hens. Continue roasting about 25 mins longer,or till hens are golden brown and juices run clear. Baste with pan juices every 10 mins.
  • Transfer hens to platter,pour any cavity juices into roasting pan. Tent hens with aluminum foil to keep warm. Transfer pan juices and garlic cloves to a medium saucepan and boil until liquids reduce to saucy consistency,about 6 mins. Cut hens in half lengthwise and arrange on plates. Spoon sauce and garlic around hens. Garnish with rosemary sprigs and serve.

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  • chuckieb 4 years ago
    These sound lovely! Thanks!
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    " It was excellent "
    gagagrits ate it and said...
    These sound heavenly I can't wait to try them, garlic, lemon, and rosemary, my three favorite food groups, thank you....:)
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  • pleclare 5 years ago

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    " It was excellent "
    lacrenshaw ate it and said...
    Oh, Pat! What a great meal for next Valentine's Day.. you got my five and my thanks!
    Lorraine
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