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Oriental Game Hens

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Oriental game hens is a microwaved meat recipe. Prepared with cornish game hens or even chicken, it is cooked whole with baste of soy sauce combined with oil and flavored with ginger and cloves. Microwaved and finished on the grill. The oriental hame hens are quickly prepared and are great for parties or family dinners.
Ingredients
  Cornish game hens 6 Pound (Four 1 1/2 Pound Birds)
  Salt To Taste
  Peanut oil/Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Soy sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Grated ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1 Dash
Directions

Remove giblets from hens.
Remove fatty portion from neck and tail area of hens.
Rinse hens under cold running water.
Pat hens dry with paper toweling.
Sprinkle cavities with salt.
Close neck and body openings with skewers.
Tie legs together; tuck wings under back and tie with kitchen twine.
Arrange hens in shallow micro-waveable dish and cover with vented plastic wrap.
Microwave at 50% power 10 minutes.
For basting sauce, in small bowl, combine remaining ingredients.
Lightly oil grid.
Grill hens, on uncovered grill, over medium-hot Charcoal Briquets 20 minutes or until thigh moves easily and juices run clear, basting often with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Grilling
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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