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Salt Crusted Cornish Game Hen

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This Salt-Crusted Cornish Game Hen is a delicious change from the normal chicken dishes that you always eat. Be sure to wipe off excess coarse salt from this herbed and garlic flavored baked hen. Enjoy as a meal. Want to know more about this Salt-Crusted Cornish Game Hen ? Why don't you talk to me about it here ?
Ingredients
  Cornish game hens 4
  Onion 1 , quartered
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon (2 ml)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm) (unpeeled)
  Coarse salt 1 Kilogram
Directions

–  Preheat oven to 425 °F (220 °C).
–  Place an onion quarter, a garlic clove, and a pinch of thyme inside each bird. Truss.
–  Spread a layer of coarse salt in the bottom of a baking dish or a roasting pan. Place the Cornish hens on the layer of salt and cover them with salt, pressing with your hand to make the salt stick.
–  Cook for 1 hour. Remove from oven and crack salt crust with a ladle. Wipe off excess salt with a pastry brush.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
4

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