Yield
2 servings (serving size: 1 hen and about 3/4 cup potatoes)

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°.

Step 2

Combine crushed dried rosemary, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.

Step 3

Remove and discard giblets from hens. Rinse hens with cold water; pat dry. Remove skin; trim excess fat. Working with 1 hen at a time, place 1 lemon piece in the cavity of hen; tie ends of legs together with twine. Lift wing tips up and over back; tuck under hen. Repeat procedure with remaining hen and lemon piece. Rub hens with rosemary mixture. Place hens, breast sides up, on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray.

Step 4

Toss potato with oil; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Arrange the potato around hens.

Step 5

Insert a meat thermometer into meaty part of a thigh, making sure not to touch bone. Bake at 375° for 1 hour or until thermometer registers 180°. Remove twine.

Chef's Notes

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