What a Crock: Slow-cooked Cornish hens perfect for small groups _lowres

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Not expecting a crowd for Thanksgiving? Serve Apple-Pecan Cornish Hens.


Apple-Pecan Cornish Hens

Serves 4. Recipe is by Julie Kay.

2 Cornish hens, partially thawed

2 Granny Smith apples, unpeeled and chopped

3 celery stalks, chopped

1 cup pecans

1 cup apple juice

1. Put partially thawed Cornish hens into slow cooker. Add in apples, celery, pecans and apple juice.

2. Cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours.

3. Garnish with extra green apple slices and pecans, if desired.