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bacon - basted game hens

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Bob Wakeman
Dupo, IL

So easy. You won't beleve how great this taste. from over the open fire

(2 ratings)
yield 4 -6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For bacon - basted game hens

  • 4
    cornish game hens
  • 4 slice
    thick-cut maple bacon
  • salt and pepper

How To Make bacon - basted game hens

  • 1
    You will need a 14" deep cast iron dutch oven w/lid.And A meat trivet. wash and pat dry game hens,salt & pepper to taste. wrap one slice of bacon around each game hen. Peg with tooth pick.
  • 2
    Set Trivet in dutch oven. Place game hens on trivet. cover and set over med-high heat,roast for 15-20 min,untill hens begin to roast. move to low heat,add coals to lid.. Continue roasting for 15 min,until juices run clear and hens are done. serve with roasted potatos.

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