To bake game hens, arrange in ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake at 350°F. for 45 to 60 minutes.
Rock Cornish game hens are a cross between White Plymouth Rock and Cornish chickens. The miniature birds are 4 to 6 weeks old and weigh only up to 2 1/2 pounds. Cornish hens are best roasted or grilled.
Originating in southern Europe and the Mediterranean, thyme is a low-growing bushy plant of the mint family with small gray-green leaves.
Substitute 2 teaspoons each dried thyme leaves and dried rosemary leaves for the fresh herbs.
Cornish hens are usually sold frozen. Frozen poultry that has been thawed should not be refrozen and must be cooked promptly.
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