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Barbecued Cornish Hen

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Rating: 4/5
1 review

ready in: 30-60 minutes
serves/makes:   4

recipe id: 12439
cook method: outdoor grill

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4 cornish game hens
melted butter

Barbecue Sauce

1 clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 cup vinegar
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup oil
1 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons chopped onion
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup ketchup


Brush each Cornish hen with butter and place on vertical roaster.

Mash garlic and salt together in a bowl. Combine with remaining ingredients. Set Cornish upright on grill over coals and cover barbecue grill. Brush with sauce every 10 minutes for about 45 minutes or until tender.

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790 calories, 50 grams fat, 22 grams carbohydrates, 59 grams protein per serving.
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REVIEW: 4 star recipe rating
This was a delicious way to enjoy a game hen. The sauce is very flavorful and the right balance of sweet, savory and tangy!

My 6 y.o. was delighted to feast upon this and actually ate a whole hen!

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