Rosemary Fig-Glazed Cornish Hens

This recipe is great for entertaining yet simple to prepare! Mix specialty preserves with rosemary and brush on Cornish hens during the last 15 minutes of roasting. Photo credit: Adrianna Adarme from A Cozy Kitchen.

Serves: 4
10 mins Prep time 45 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
45 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Brush hens with oil. Sprinkle evenly with sea salt and pepper. Place hens in foil-lined shallow roasting pan. Roast 30 minutes

  • Meanwhile, mix preserves and rosemary in small microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 15 seconds or just until preserves soften. Brush hens evenly with preserves mixture

  • Roast 15 minutes longer or until hens are cooked through, brushing every 5 minutes with remaining preserves mixture

Cooking tip

Test Kitchen Tip: Try also with plum preserves, strawberry rhubarb preserves or roasted garlic & onion preserves. Just be sure to coarsely chop any large pieces of fruit.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 460Calories: 460Cholesterol: 175mg
  • Sodium: 550mgProtein: 30g
  • Total Fat: 28gFiber: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 22g