Cornish game hens are a hybrid of Cornish and White Rock chickens. Harvested at 4 to 6 weeks, these miniature chickens weigh up to 2 1/2 pounds. Because of their small size, each hen is usually just enough for one serving.
Selecting and Storing Cornish Game Hens
Choose fresh or frozen organic game hens. If fresh, use within 3 days fo purchase.