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Barbecued Cornish Hen

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Rating: 4/5 4 stars
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recipe is ready in 30-60 minutes time: 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.


790 calories, 50 grams fat, 22 grams carbohydrates, 59 grams protein per serving.
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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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