We just thought this was so scrummy, it deserved to be re blogged!
Cornish game hens are not game birds but hybrid chickens. Although I grew up eating these birds, I didn’t know that until today! Never too old.
So I guess that’s why I immediately liked the French poussin; just another little chicken.
Haphazard in Honesdale, I sprinkled the hens with salt, pepper, garlic powder and smoked paprika and browned them in olive oil and butter. A really large onion caught my eye, so I sliced it and some of the garlic cloves sitting next to it. Other things happened and I ended up with Cornish game hens smothered in onions with mashed potatoes.
Cornish Game Hens Smothered in Onions
2 Cornish game hens, spatchcocked
1-2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp butter
4 sprigs fresh rosemary
1 enormous onion, sliced
3-4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1/2 cup sherry
Season the hens with the salt, pepper, garlic…
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