Cornish Hens with Pomegranate and Lemon
Pomegranate seeds give Matthew Kenney's Cornish hens a burst of tartness. Allow time for the hens to marinate overnight.Plus: More Chicken Recipes and Tips
To remove the seeds from a pomegranate, cut off the crown of the fruit. Score the skin in quarters and transfer the fruit to a bowl of cold water. Working in the water, peel off the skin and remove the seeds from the membranes; discard the skin and membranes as you go. Drain the seeds.
Look for a juicy Beaujolais-Villages wine, which enhances the taste of the game hens without overpowering the garnish.