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February 4, 2019

Simple Cornish Hen Recipe

Delicious easy to make Cornish Hens. This recipe is fool proof, seriously. The first time I cooked them I completely forgot to add garlic and it was still the best chicken I have ever cooked!

Simple Air Fryer Cornish Hens Recipe

This recipe is intended for an air fryer but you can easily bake them instead.


  • 2 Cornish hens
  • 1 Tbs. Salt
  • 1 Tbs. Ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbs. Garlic Powder (optional)
  • 1 Spring rosemary, chopped


First mix salt, ground pepper, garlic, and rosemary in a small bowl

Rub spices and herbs generously onto hens

Set Air fryer to 400 degrees, place Cornish hens on cooking rack or rotisserie if it is an option and cook for 35 minutes.

Serve with your favorite side dish, it’s that simple!

If you try this out in an oven please let me know how it turns out.

Simple Air Fryer Cornish Hens Recipe
Simple Air Fryer Cornish Hens Recipe

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