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Title: GRILLED CORNISH HENS

User: nnss

Yield: 6 servings

Categories: main dish, mexican, poultry

amount unit name
plum barbecue sauce *
3 rock cornish hens **

Instructions:

* See Sowest 2 for recipe. ** The Cornish Game Hens should weigh
about 1 1/4 lbs each. Prepare Plum Barbecue sauce and set aside. Cut
hens into halves lengthwise. Place bone sides down on the grill.
Cover and grill 5 to 6 inches from medium coals for about 35 minutes.
Turn hens. Cover and grill, turning and brushing with the Plum
Barbecue sauce 2 or 3 times, until done, about 25 to 35 minutes
longer. Heat any remaining sauce and serve with the hens.
ROAST CORNISH HENS:
Heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Place the cut hens, bone sides down,
on rack in shallow roasting pan. Roast uncovered for 30 minutes.
Brush hens, generously with the Plum Barbecue Sauce. Roast
uncovered, brushing hens with the sauce 2 or 3 times, until done,
about 45 minutes longer.

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