Air Fryer Cornish Hen

Discover the secret to a delicious air fryer Cornish hen cooked right from the freezer.

You'll enjoy crispy and flavorful meat without having to thaw before cooking.

INGREDIENTS: Cornish hen garlic powder smoked sweet paprika kosher salt ground black pepper olive oil

Cook frozen Cornish hen in an air fryer basket or tray.

Slowly turn Cornish hen over after 10 minutes.

Cook for an additional 10 minutes. Increase the temperature to 270°F (132°C), and slowly turn Cornish hen, wing side up.

Remove thawed Cornish hen and pat dry. Season cavity with salt and ground black pepper. Brush skin with olive oil. Increase air fryer to 370°F (188°C) and set the timer to 45 minutes.

Season the Cornish hen with salt, ground black pepper, and a mixture of the other seasonings.

Place back in the air fryer and turn every 10 minutes, with the breast side up at the last 5 minutes.

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