Cornish Hens with Fresh Salsa

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

Fresh Salsa

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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