Cornish Hens with Fresh Salsa
3 cornish hens thawed and cut in half
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. ground pepper
1/4 t. seasoned salt
3 cloves garlic cut in half
3 medium tomatoes peeled seeded and chopped
3 green onions including tops chopped
1/4 C. coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
2 T. chopped fresh parsley
1 small jalapeño chile seeded and finely chopped
1/4 t. salt
Rinse hens and pat dry with paper towels. Season hens with salt, pepper and seasoned salt. Insert a piece of garlic in cavity of each hen.
Place hens in a 4-5 qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW 5-5 1/2 hours or until hens are tender.
Meanwhile, prepare salsa. Combine all of the ingredients in a small bowl and refrigerate several hours for flavors to blend. Serve salsa with hens.
Makes 6 servings.
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