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Butterflied Cornish Hens Rubbed with Lemon Garlic Butter (Gc)

 

34

Yield

4

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

60

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

4 each cornish game hens
butterflied
*
1 cup butter
lemon garlic, at room temperature
2 tablespoons ancho powder
*
Lemon garlic butter
1 cup lemon juice
fresh
8 tablespoons butter, unsalted
2 tablespoons garlic
fresh, minced
1 x salt and white pepper
freshly ground, to taste
*

Directions

Prepare a wood or charcoal fire and let it burn down to embers.

In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring the lemon juice to a boil and reduce to the consistency of honey.

Set aside In a food processor, blend the lemon syrup and garlic with the butter and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Reserve.

Brush the hens with olive oil and season with salt and freshly ground pepper.

Sprinkle with the ancho chile powder and grill skin side down over medium low heat, covered, for 15 minutes.

The skin should be brown and crispy.

Turn the hens over and cook an additional 5 minuets or until done.

Remove from the grill and rub them generously with the room temperature Lemon Garlic Butter.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

Delancy1te
Elkton, United States
 almost 8 years ago

It would be nice to have a conventional oven recipe for those times when a outdoor fire is not possible, yes?

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 150g (5.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 65296% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 69g 107%
Saturated Fat 44g 218%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 182mg 61%
Sodium 335mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Sugars g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 77% Vitamin C 49%
Calcium 4% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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