If Cornish game hens look like miniature chickens, it’s because that’s exactly what they are—young birds of no more than a couple of pounds. You can cook them using any method you would for chicken, adjusting the cooking time, but Chowhounds’ favorite approaches include deep-frying them whole and pairing them with fruit or Moroccan spices.

Photo of Cornish Game Hens with Millet Stuffing by Chris Rochelle / CHOW.com

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