White Wine Braised Cornish Game Hen

Thanksgiving Dinner4Two

Culinary Tools:

  • 10 ½ in Skillet
  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Tongs
  • Liquid Measuring Cup


  • 2 Cornish Game Hens
  • 2 tsp Fresh Thyme
  • 1 Cup White Wine – Pinot Grigio
  • 1 White Onion Large Dice
  • 2 Carrots Large Dice
  • 2 Stalks Celery
  • Salt and Pepper TT

For Gravy:

  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 2 tsp butter
  • Salt to taste


  1. Stuff hens with fig stuffing.
  2. Heat 10 ½in Skillet to medium-high heat.
  3. Sear Hens on each side for 5 minutes.
  4. Deglaze (adding the wine to remove the crispy bits from the bottom) with white wine.
  5. Remove Hens and cover bottom of the Skillet with Onions, Carrots, and Celery.
  6. Place Hens on top of bed of Vegetables and cover with the valve open.
  7. When the Redy-cook© Valve whistles close the valve and reduce heat to the lowest heat.
  8. Cook for 35 minutes on lowest heat.
  9. Remove vegetables and hens form pan, set aside to rest.
  10. Add white wine to pan, butter and salt to taste. Stir to combine and get all bits from the bottom of the pan, about 2 mins.