Grilled Cornish Hens

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Rev BJ Friley

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@RevBJFriley

This is 1 of my late wife's recipes. She was a member on Just A Pinch.com

justapinch.com/me/mbf

Brenda Kay Friley...May 27, 1965 - September 19, 2012

We was married on October 9, 2010...pictures of our wedding is in my photo album

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★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
4
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

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

How to Make Grilled Cornish Hens

Step-by-Step

  • 1Before starting the grill - Coat grill rack with non-stick cooking spray
  • 2In a small bowl - Combine the butter, onions, garlic, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 3Rub mixture under the skin and over the top of each game hen
  • 4Sprinkle remaining salt and pepper inside the hen cavities
  • 5Grill hens uncovered breast side up over medium heat for 25 minutes
  • 6Turn breast side down, cover and grill for 25 - 35 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 180 degrees F and the meat juices run clear

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About Grilled Cornish Hens

Course/Dish: Chicken, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American




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