Keep refrigerated or frozen. Thaw in refrigerator or microwave.
Keep raw meat and poultry separate from other foods. Wash work surfaces (including cutting boards), utensils, and hands after touching raw meat or poultry.
Cooking And Prep
IF FROZEN: Thaw in refrigerator or microwave.
Prior to cooking, rinse hen inside and out; pat dry.
NOTE: Heat to an internal temperature of 180°F, and juices run clear.
BAKE: Season hen inside and out. Roast at 350°F for approximately 1 hour. If stuffing, roast approximately 1 hour 15 minutes until done.
GRILL OR BROIL: Split hen. Season to taste. Grill or broil hen 5-6 inches from heat source for 35-45 minutes until thoroughly cooked. Turn and baste occasionally during cooking.