Roasted Lemon Almond Cornish Hens

Roasted Lemon Almond Cornish Hens
Roasted Lemon Almond Cornish Hens

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 3

    lemons

  • 2

    Cornish hens, thawed

  • 2

    tablespoons butter, melted

  • 4

    cloves garlic, minces and divided

  • 4

    teaspoons minced fresh thyme, divided

  • 1/2

    teaspoon salt

  • 1/2

    teaspoon ground pepper

  • 1/2

    cup slivered or sliced almonds, toasted and divided

Directions

Slice one lemon; place 2 to 3 slices in the cavity of each hen. Place one teaspoon minced thyme and 1 clove of mince garlic in each cavity. Place hens in slow cooker. Juice 1 lemon; mix lemon juice, butter, remaining garlic and thyme, salt and pepper and drizzle over hens. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup almonds. Cover and cook on low 8 to 10 hours (4 to 6 on high). If desired, baste hens with juices throughout the time. Arrange cooked hens on a serving platter. Serve with remaining lemon slices and garnish with remaining almonds.

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