Cornish Hen Marsala Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Cornish hen1 1⁄4 Pound, skinned and cut into pieces
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Enriched all purpose flour1 1⁄3 Tablespoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 3/4 Teaspoon)
 Margarine1 Tablespoon
For garnish
 Fresh parsley1 Tablespoon, chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Mushrooms1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
 Chicken broth3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Dry marsala wine2 Fluid Ounce
 Pepper1 Dash

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 352 Calories from Fat 207

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.5%

Saturated Fat 6.1 g30.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 143.2 mg

Sodium 541.8 mg22.6%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.53 g2.1%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 26 g51.9%

Vitamin A 12.1% Vitamin C 11%

Calcium 2.5% Iron 9.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 Sprinkle salt on the hen and dredge in flour. Set aside.

2 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, add margerine and heat until bubbly.
3 Add in garlic, and saute lightly.
4 Add the hen pieces and cook until browned on all the sides.
5 Cover the skillet and cook on low heat for 10 to 15 minutes ,until the hen is tender.
6 Add in the mushrooms and cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
7 Stir in the broth ,wine, and pepper.
8 Simmer, covered for about 10 minutes.

9 Serve hot.