Scrumptious Charcoal Grilled Cornish Game hens

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Finger licking grilled Cornish game hen recipe. Very easy to make.

Scrumptious charcoal grilled Cornish game hens

Recipe by Sweet ZivileCourse: MainDifficulty: Easy


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  • 4 Cornish hens 16 oz./each

  • 1/3 cup or 75 ml of freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • 4 cloves of garlic, micro bladed, grated or crushed

  • 2 tbsp. Holly Cow seasoning

  • 1 tsp. of garlic powder

  • 2 tsp. of dried thyme

  • 1/4 cup of olive oil

  • 1 tsp. of sea salt

Let’s make it

  • Spatchcock the hens.
  • Mix all the marinate ingredients together.
  • Using ~ 2 tsp. per side rub the hens with marinate, place it in a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and leave it at room temperature for 1 hour and let the lemon juice and spices to do their jobs.
  • Preheat the charcoal grill.
  • Place hens in a grilling basket.
  • Grill until internal temperature reaches 167 F degrees.

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