Grilled Cornish Hens

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Rev BJ Friley

By
@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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

  • 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

  1. Before starting the grill - Coat grill rack with non-stick cooking spray
  2. In a small bowl - Combine the butter, onions, garlic, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp black pepper
  3. Rub mixture under the skin and over the top of each game hen
  4. Sprinkle remaining salt and pepper inside the hen cavities
  5. Grill hens uncovered breast side up over medium heat for 25 minutes
  6. Turn 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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