grilled cornish game hens

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By Brenda friley
from vicksburg, MS

This is 1 of my many favorite recipes. NOTE: This is 1 of my husband's favorite recipes because it like to have his own individual cornish hen.

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Ingredients For grilled cornish game hens

  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 2
    green onions, finely chopped
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper, divided
  • 4
    (20 ounces each) cornish game hens
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How To Make grilled cornish game hens

  • 1
    Coat grill rack with non-stick cooking spray before staring grill.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, combine the butter, onions, garlic, 1/2 teaspoons salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.
  • 3
    Rub mixture under the skin and over the top of each hen.
  • 4
    Sprinkle remaining salt and black pepper inside the hen cavities.
  • 5
    Grill hens uncovered with the breasts side up over medium heat for 25 minutes.
  • 6
    The turn breasts side down.
  • 7
    Cover and grill for 25-35 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 180 degrees and the meat juices run clear.

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