Figgy Piggy Cornish Hens

Figgy Piggy Cornish Hens
Fat 44% Carbs 20% Protein 36%
Percent Calories

1 serving of figgy piggy cornish hens contains 318 Calories. The macronutrient breakdown is 20% carbs, 44% fat, and 36% protein. This is a good source of protein (51% of your Daily Value), potassium (12% of your Daily Value), and vitamin b6 (50% of your Daily Value).

8 servings
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes



  1. Thinly slice garlic clove. Cut bacon and figs in half.
  2. Preheat oven to 500F with rack in upper third.
  3. Cook bacon in a 12-inch heavy skillet over medium-low heat until crisp. Transfer to paper towels to drain. Add garlic to skillet and cook, stirring, until golden, about 1 minute. Transfer to paper towels with bacon.
  4. Pat hens dry and season with 1 1/4 teaspoons salt and 3/4 teaspoon pepper. Add fat in the skillet over medium-high heat until it begins to smoke.
  5. Brown 4 hen halves, skin side down, about 6 minutes. Transfer, skin side up, to a large 4-sided sheet pan. Brown remaining hens, transferring to sheet pan. Reserve skillet.
  6. Scatter thyme and figs over hens, then roast until hens are cooked through, about 15 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile, deglaze skillet with lemon juice by simmering, stirring and scraping up brown bits, 30 seconds. Pour over roast hens. Scatter bacon and garlic over hens.

Nutrition Facts

For 1 serving of figgy piggy cornish hens (233g)

Nutrient Value %DV
Calories 318
Fats 16g 20%
Saturated fats 5g 24%
Trans fats 0g
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 634mg 28%
Carbs 16g 6%
Net carbs 14g
Fiber 2g 9%
Sugar 13g
Protein 28g
Calcium 51mg 5%
Iron 2mg 19%
Potassium 575mg 12%
Vitamin D 0.1μg 1%
Vitamins and Minerals
Alpha carotene 0μg
Beta carotene 99μg
Caffeine 0mg
Choline 18mg 3%
Copper 0.1mg 16%
Fluoride 1μg
Folate (B9) 10μg 2%
Lycopene 0μg
Magnesium 44mg 11%
Manganese 0.2mg 8%
Niacin 10mg 60%
Pantothenic acid 1mg 23%
Phosphorus 248mg 35%
Retinol 30μg
Riboflavin (B2) 0.3mg 25%
Selenium 25μg 45%
Theobromine 0mg
Thiamine 0.2mg 19%
Vitamin A IU 266IU
Vitamin A 38μg 4%
Vitamin B12 1μg 26%
Vitamin B6 1mg 50%
Vitamin C 7mg 8%
Vitamin D IU 5IU
Vitamin D2 0μg
Vitamin D3 0.1μg
Vitamin E 0.5mg 3%
Vitamin K 7μg 6%
Zinc 2mg 19%
Sugar 13g
Sucrose 0.3g
Glucose 0g
Fructose 0.1g
Lactose 0g
Maltose 0g
Galactose 0g
Starch 0g
Saturated fats 5g 24%
Monounsaturated fats 6g
Polyunsaturated fats 3g
Trans fats 0g
Fatty Acids
Total omega 3 0.1g
Total omega 6 2g
Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) 0.1g
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) 0g
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) 0g
Docosapentaenoic Acid (DPA) 0g
Amino Acids
Alanine 2g
Arginine 2g
Aspartic acid 3g
Cystine 0.3g
Glutamic acid 4g
Glycine 1g
Histidine 1g
Hydroxyproline 0g
Isoleucine 1g
Leucine 2g
Lysine 2g
Methionine 1g
Phenylalanine 1g
Proline 1g
Serine 1g
Threonine 1g
Tryptophan 0.3g
Tyrosine 1g
Valine 1g

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