Grilled Cornish Game Hens Recipe

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Grilled Cornish Game Hens

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


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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes