Grilled Cornish Game Hens

Grilled Cornish Game Hens Recipe

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Brenda friley


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

How to Make Grilled Cornish Game Hens


  • 1Coat grill rack with non-stick cooking spray before staring grill.
  • 2In a small bowl, combine the butter, onions, garlic, 1/2 teaspoons salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.
  • 3Rub mixture under the skin and over the top of each hen.
  • 4Sprinkle remaining salt and black pepper inside the hen cavities.
  • 5Grill hens uncovered with the breasts side up over medium heat for 25 minutes.
  • 6The turn breasts side down.
  • 7Cover 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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About Grilled Cornish Game Hens

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes