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Gordon Ramsay Cornish Hen

This Gordon Ramsay Cornish Hen recipe combines thawed Cornish Hens with garlic, lemon zest, rosemary, thyme, paprika, olive oil, salt, and pepper. The total cooking time is about 90 minutes, serving 2 people.

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Gordon Ramsay Cornish Hen
Gordon Ramsay Cornish Hen

💗 Discover the Joy of Cooking with This Recipe:

  • Intense Flavor Blend: Infuses garlic, lemon, rosemary, and thyme for a burst of savory zest.
  • Effortless Prep: Simple steps yield impressive results, perfect for any cooking skill level.
  • Tender Texture: Olive oil and careful cooking ensure juicy, succulent Cornish Hens.
  • Time-Efficient: Achieves gourmet taste in just 90 minutes—ideal for a satisfying meal.

❓ What Is Gordon Ramsay Cornish Hen Recipe?

Gordon Ramsay Cornish Hen is a flavorful dish made from Cornish Hens, garlic, lemon zest, and various herbs. It’s known for its tender texture and rich, herby taste. The name “Cornish” comes from the breed of chicken, which originated in Cornwall, England.

Gordon Ramsay Cornish Hen
Gordon Ramsay Cornish Hen

🍋 Gordon Ramsay Cornish Hen Ingredients

  • 2 thawed Cornish Hens
  • 1 finely grated garlic clove
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons finely minced fresh rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons finely minced fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon regular paprika
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper

🍲 How To Make Gordon Ramsay Cornish Hen

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°.
  2. You can use paper towels to dry the hens inside and outside their bodies. Put them away.
  3. Put the garlic, lemon zest, rosemary, thyme, paprika, salt, pepper, and oil in a medium-sized bowl. Mix the ingredients together until they are well mixed.
  4. Take an equal amount of the garlic and herb rub and cover each hen on all sides and inside.
  5. Put the wings behind the hen and use butcher’s twine to connect the drums.
  6. Place the hens on a rack in a roasting pan and use a spoon to spread the rest of the herb and garlic oil rub over the top of them.
  7. Place on a lower rack in the oven and heat it to 425°. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until the largest part of the breast reads 163° to 165°.
  8. Take the hens away and rest for two to three minutes.
  9. You can serve the hens whole or cut in half with the spice. Lemons, fresh rosemary, and thyme can be used as appetizers.

💭 Recipe Tips

  • Use fresh herbs for optimal flavor.
  • Adjust garlic and pepper to taste.
  • Thaw hens thoroughly before cooking.
  • Apply oil and herbs evenly.
  • Monitor cooking time to prevent dryness.
Gordon Ramsay Cornish Hen
Gordon Ramsay Cornish Hen

🍛 What To Serve With Cornish Hen?

Serve Cornish Hen with roasted vegetables like carrots, Brussels sprouts, and potatoes add a side of herbed rice or a fresh salad for a balanced meal.

🎚 How To Store Leftovers Cornish Hen?

  • In The Fridge. Store Leftovers Cornish Hen in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
  • In The Freezer. To freeze Leftovers Cornish Hen wrap tightly and store for 2-3 months.

🥵 How To Reheat Leftovers Cornish Hen?

  • In The Oven: Place cooked Cornish Hens in a baking dish, cover with foil, and reheat at 325°F (163°C) for 15-20 minutes until warmed through.
  • In The Microwave: Use a microwave-safe dish, cover the hens with a damp paper towel, and reheat on medium power for 2-3 minutes per hen.
  • In The Air Fryer: Reheat at 350°F (175°C) for 5-8 minutes, ensuring even heating and maintaining the hens’ moisture by covering them with foil.

FAQs

How Do You Know When Cornish Hens Are Fully Cooked?

Cornish Hens are fully cooked when their internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) measured with a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part without touching bone.

Can You Cook Cornish Hens In An Air Fryer?

Yes, Cornish Hens can be cooked in an air fryer by preheating it to 375°F (190°C) and air frying for 25-30 minutes until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).

How Do You Prevent Cornish Hens From Drying Out During Cooking?

To prevent Cornish Hens from drying out, baste them with butter or oil, cover with foil for part of the cooking time, and avoid overcooking by monitoring the temperature.

Can You Marinate Cornish Hens Overnight?

Absolutely, marinating Cornish Hens overnight enhances flavor. Use a sealed container or resealable bag in the fridge for optimal taste.

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Gordon Ramsay Cornish Hen Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories: 500 kcal
  • Protein: 40 grams
  • Total Fat: 30 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 8 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 0 grams
  • Fiber: 0 grams
  • Cholesterol: 200 milligrams
  • Sodium: 1000 milligrams
  • Potassium: 500 milligrams

Gordon Ramsay Cornish Hen

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 30 minutesCook time:1 hour Rest time: minutesTotal time:1 hour 30 minutesServings:2 servingsCalories:500 kcal Best Season:Available

Description

This Gordon Ramsay Cornish Hen recipe combines thawed Cornish Hens with garlic, lemon zest, rosemary, thyme, paprika, olive oil, salt, and pepper. The total cooking time is about 90 minutes, serving 2 people.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°.
  2. You can use paper towels to dry the hens inside and outside their bodies. Put them away.
  3. Put the garlic, lemon zest, rosemary, thyme, paprika, salt, pepper, and oil in a medium-sized bowl. Mix the ingredients together until they are well mixed.
  4. Take an equal amount of the garlic and herb rub and cover each hen on all sides and inside.
  5. Put the wings behind the hen and use butcher’s twine to connect the drums.
  6. Place the hens on a rack in a roasting pan and use a spoon to spread the rest of the herb and garlic oil rub over the top of them.
  7. Place on a lower rack in the oven and heat it to 425°. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until the largest part of the breast reads 163° to 165°.
  8. Take the hens away and rest for two to three minutes.
  9. You can serve the hens whole or cut in half with the spice. Lemons, fresh rosemary, and thyme can be used as appetizers.

Notes

  • Use fresh herbs for optimal flavor.
    Adjust garlic and pepper to taste.
    Thaw hens thoroughly before cooking.
    Apply oil and herbs evenly.
    Monitor cooking time to prevent dryness.
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