Cornish Hens, Shoemaker’s Style

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By Sheila Lukins and Julee Rosso

Published 1989

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We’ve replaced the familiar chicken with Cornish game hens for this gutsy Italian classic. If you have an oval copper baking dish, use that and bring it right to the table from the oven.


  • ¼ cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary leaves
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  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine the flour, minced rosemary, salt, and pepper in a shallow bowl, and mix well. Dredge the hen pieces in the mixture, shaking off any excess.
  3. Heat the oil in a large ovenproof skillet. Sauté the hen pieces ove