Cornish Hen Air Fryer Recipe

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George Published: October 18, 2021 Modified: November 3, 2021
Cornish Hen Air Fryer Recipe


How To Make Cornish Hen Air Fryer

There's no need to make a fuss to make an elegant meal with this cornish hen air fryer recipe. You get a dish that's both crisp & succulent.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Total: 50 mins


  • 2 cornish hens
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp poultry seasoning, or chicken seasoning
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste


  1. Grease the air fryer racks or baskets with the oil. Pat the Cornish hens dry with paper towels. Preheat air fryer to 375 degrees F if necessary.

  2. Rub the cornish hens with olive oil and sprinkle seasoning all over and lightly rub to coat. Place the hens breast side down on the cooking rack.
  3. Cook the Cornish hens for 30 minutes then flip and cook for an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until internal temperature is 165 degrees F and skin is crispy.

  4. Rest the hens for 10 minutes before cutting in half. Season with extra salt and pepper to taste if necessary.


  • Calcium: 45mg
  • Calories: 518kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 227mg
  • Fat: 39g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g
  • Potassium: 545mg
  • Protein: 39g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Sodium: 138mg
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 296IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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