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Cornish Game Hens 2-Ways

Please everyone at the dinner table by preparing two Cornish game hens - one flavored with Sriracha butter and blood orange slices, and the other with hints of lemon and garlic and herb. These delightful combinations are sure to impress the tastebuds.


  • 2 Cornish Game Hens, rinsed and dried
  • 1/2 cup Minerva Dairy Garlic and Herb Butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup Minerva Dairy Amish Roll Butter, softened
  • 1 Lemon sliced thin
  • 1 Blood Orange sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup Sriracha Hot Sauce


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Start by making the Sriracha Butter: combine softened Amish Roll Butterand Sriracha and mix well. Gently insert your finger under the skin that covers the breast on each side of the breast bone and lift skin. Place 2 slices of lemon under the skin on each side of one hen. Place 2 slices (1 if too big) of blood orange under the skin on each side of the other hen. Smear the Garlic and Herb butter all over the hen with the lemons and arrange on rack placed over a baking sheet, breast side up and stuff the remains lemon into the cavity. Do the same with the Sriracha Butter on the other hen. Bake for 45 minutes at 400 degrees, melt each butter in microwave and baste every 10 minutes.

Prep Time:


2 servings

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