Cornish Hens with Mushroom Sauce


  • Approximately 1 2-pound Cornish hen per serving
  • Lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 cup small diced onion
  • 2 stalks chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons whole butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  2. Sprinkle hens with lemon pepper seasoning and olive oil. Put in the a roasting pan for 45 minutes to an hour.
  3. Sautee onions in olive oil over medium heat. Add chopped celery and mushrooms. Add heavy cream and let reduce.
  4. Turn heat off and add butter and parsley to pan.
  5. Remove hens from oven, and cover hens with mushroom sauce.