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Outdoor Cornish Gourmet

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Ingredients
  Cornish game hens 4 (Tryson)
For the marinade:
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Wine vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tabasco sauce 2 Dash
  Worcestershire sauce 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Coarsely ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash hens inside and out with cold water.
2. Pat dry with paper towels.
3. Arrange them in a large pan.
4. Combine the remaining ingredients in a bowl, and stir until well blended.
5. Pour the marinade over the hens, turning the hens a few times to coat with the marinade.
6. Cover and let the birds sit in the marinade for about 4-5 hours, so that they get tender and absorb all the flavors of the marinade sauce. Turn them frequently to keep them coated with the sauce.

MAKING
7. On a barbecue grill or a spit, grill the marinated hens for about 1 hours, turning and basting them frequently while the cook to keep them succulent and juicy, until they are tender. You can also broil the hens.

SERVING
8. Serve the hens on individual plates accompanying them with a salad, rice or grilled vegetables on the side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Grilling
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Poultry
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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