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Lemon Herb Cornish Hens

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Lemon herb cornish hens is a simple and devilishly easy recipe that can be prepared with chicken too. Flavored a cooked sauce prepared with onions and garlic along with lemon juice and chicken bouillon infused with fresh herbs, the hens are grilled to cook. basted often as it cooks, the lemon herb cornish hens are great for outdoor or back yard parties and get togethers!
  Rock cornish hens 2 Pound, split in half (2 Piece)
  Chopped onion 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice concentrate 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chicken flavor instant bouillon/2 chicken flavor bouillon cubes 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Rosemary leaves 1 Teaspoon, crushed
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Season hens lightly with salt and pepper.
In small saucepan, cook onion and garlic in oil until tender.
Add remaining ingredients; simmer 10 minutes.
Grill hens until tender and crisp, about 1 hour, turning and basting frequently with sauce.
Refrigerate leftovers.

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Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2496 Calories from Fat 1637

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 183 g281%

Saturated Fat 42.6 g213%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 916.3 mg305.4%

Sodium 3280.9 mg136.7%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6.1%

Sugars 38.9 g

Protein 157 g313.1%

Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 41.5%

Calcium 13.9% Iron 43.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Herb Cornish Hens Recipe