Roasted Cornish Hens with Mustard-Herb Sauce

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Appears in Cook's Country February/March 2023

These tiny, tasty birds are elegant and—with our failproof method—simple and easy to cook.

SERVES4

TIME1 hour, plus 24 hours 20 minutes salting and resting

Roasted Cornish Hens with Mustard-Herb Sauce

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

This recipe for these small, flavorful birds is inspired by the perfectly roasted chickens served at French bistros. The single-serving hens make for an ideal dinner party entrée. Dry-salting the birds and leaving them unwrapped for 24 hour...

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