Cornish Hen Recipes

Mix up your routine and try one of our Cornish hen recipes for dinner!

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    Herb-Roasted Game Hens

    3 reviews

    These golden Cornish hens, shown at right, are seasoned with basil, sage and thyme for plenty of flavor. They're simple to prepare yet make any occasion seem special. For a fast finish, serve corn bread stuffing and chunky cinnamon applesauce...or roasted cubed potatoes with pepper and carrots plus instant chocolate pudding for dessert.

    Stuffed Cornish Game Hens

    1 review

    THIS ENTREE makes an ordinary day special. Whenever I cook Cornish hens for my husband and me, it stirs up...


    Golden Game Hens

    1 review

    I served game hens at a diplomatic dinner when my wife, Ruth, was the defense attaché at the American Embassy...


    Cornish Hens with Veggies

    "It's easy to serve an elegant dinner when these nicely seasoned game hens with roasted vegetables are on the menu,"...


    Grilled Cornish Hens

    2 reviews

    I like experimenting with different foods and adapting them to my own tastes. These hens are one of my specialties,...

    Cornish Game Hens

    These hens look festive and were something different from the usual ham or turkey. They're simple to make, and each...


    Elegant Cornish Hens

    This lovely entree not only looks special, it tastes special, too. Your holiday guests are sure to be impressed.

    Glazed Stuffed Cornish Hens

    2 reviews

    Cornish hens, basted with a delicious glaze of apricot preserves and cloves, make dinner for two something special. Gusty Crum...


    Contest-Winning Orange-Glazed Cornish Hens

    3 reviews

    This is a wonderfully elegant entree to serve at a cozy dinner party for four. Your guests will think you...


    Roasted Cornish Hens with Vegetables

    Roasting simply seasoned Cornish game hens and vegetables in one pan results in a full-flavored meal in one.—Lily Julow, Lawrenceville,...


    Cornish Hens with Almond Stuffing

    Dazzle your dinner guests with this Cornish hen and stuffing from Mary Beth Jung from Hendersonville, North Carolina. Almonds add...

    Flavorful Cornish Game Hens

    1 review

    “These hens taste wonderful. They’re just the right thing to serve when you’re having company over. Your guests will think...


    Holiday Game Hens

    1 review

    These golden brown birds are tender and juicy, and stuffed with a savory mixture of pork, apple and raisins. "I've...


    Apricot-Glazed Cornish Hens

    1 review

    These savory hens are a tasty sized-right twist on the conventional bird. Filled with a well-seasoned stuffing, they make perfect...


    Citrus-Baked Cornish Hens

    The mustard in this dish surprises people. Combined with the citrus, it provides a real double "zing". You can also...


    Barbecued Cornish Hens

    I came up with this recipe when I was just a teenager and have made it quite often since then....

    Apricot-Glazed Cornish Hens for Two

    1 review

    I found this easy recipe for Cornish hens and prepare it often for my family. The glaze keeps the hens...


    Honey-Glazed Hens with Fruit Stuffing for Two

    2 reviews

    “My husband really likes Cornish hens, so I searched for a recipe I could use during the holidays that dressed...


    Lemon-Thyme Cornish Hens

    1 review

    Now that I've retired from nursing, I have more time to cook and read. My husband loves Cornish hens made...


    Apple-Glazed Cornish Hens

    2 reviews

    From Donna Mussina of White Oak, Pennsylvania, these golden brown game hens are treated to a citrusy cinnamon-apple glaze that's...


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    Cornish Hens with Orange Glaze

    When I make these succulent stuffed Cornish hens, my husband's only complaint is that he gets full before he's ready...


    Currant-Glazed Cornish Hens

    The very first Christmas we were married, I served this to my husband. It's been a family favorite ever since!...


    Herbed Cornish Hens

    6 reviews

    The refreshing sauce Mom makes with thyme, lemon juice and butter gives these hens savory flavor throughout. The seasonings in...


    Pineapple-Stuffed Cornish Hens

    5 reviews

    My mother brought this recipe back with her from Hawaii about 25 years ago. The tender meat, pineapple-coconut stuffing and...

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    Rice-Stuffed Cornish Hens

    2 reviews

    "I found this recipe in a cookbook many years ago, and it's become one of my favorites," reports Gloria Leiding...


    Golden Cornish Hens

    I clipped this recipe out of a newspaper many years ago, altering it to fit my family's taste, i.e. mainly...


    Cornish Hens with Rice Dressing

    1 review

    THIS IS a perfect main dish when you're cooking for two. I've even used these hens as a stand-in for...


    Cornish Hens with Wild Rice

    2 reviews

    This recipe started out as my grandmother's. My mother added the mushroom soup and the green peppers...I added the cheddar...


    Wild Rice Stuffed Cornish Hens

    3 reviews

    My mom prepares this impressive-looking entree for the holidays and for other "company's coming" occasions. The savory rice stuffing goes...


    Tender Stuffed Cornish Hens

    2 reviews

    I first served these hens at Thanksgiving one year when only a few of us gathered to celebrate the holiday....