Recipe – Christmas Baked Hen

Recipe – Christmas Baked Hen

A Christmas recipe

Christmas Baked Hen
1 HEN
1TSP EA, CELERY SALT, GARLIC POWDER, POULTRY SEASON, SAGE, DILL
¼ CUP OF LEMON JUICE
2 MEDIUM TURNIPS. Peeled cut in 6 sections
1 SMALL ONION, peeled cut in 4 sections
*½ STICK OF BUTTER

Instructions
Wash Hen and place in baking pan. I prefer an aluminum pan for baking Hen but it is optional.  Place 2 sections of the turnip inside of Hen with 1 section of the onion.
Rub butter over Hen until entire Hen is covered.
Pour ¼ of lemon juice over hen and sprinkle all seasoning.
Place remaining onions, turnips around Hen.
Put aluminum foil over entire Hen.
Place in a 350 degree oven for 1 hour. Basting every 20 minutes with juice from chicken.
After baking remove Hen from pan and place on platter. Place onions and turnips around Baked Hen and pour the juice in the pan from Hen over the top.  Garnish as desired.
Serves 6 to 8 people.
*For a healthier version use olive oil, and substitute celery salt for low sodium salt.  Hen

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