Grilled Game Hens with Honey Lime DressingFrom sparow64 9 years ago
- 1/4 cup lime juice shopping list
- 3 tablespoons oil shopping list
- 2 tablespoons honey shopping list
- 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme shopping list
- 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary shopping list
- 1 clove garlic, minced shopping list
- 2 Cornish Game Hens, at least 2 pounds each, completely thawed and split in half shopping list
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika shopping list
- 1/4 teaspoon salt shopping list
- Pinch freshly ground pepper shopping list
- 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro shopping list
How to make it
- In a medium glass or ceramic bowl, whisk together the lime juice, oil, honey, thyme, rosemary, and garlic.
- Set aside.
- Remove and discard giblets from hens; rinse hens, and pat dry with paper towels.
- To split hens, place each hen breast-side-up on cutting board.
- With a sharp butcher knife, cut through ribs along one side of backbone; repeat on other side and discard backbone.
- Turn hen over and cut through along one side of breastbone.
- Place hen halves in a resealable plastic bag.
- Pour blended honey-lime dressing over hens and refrigerate for 2 hours, turning bag occasionally to distribute marinade.
- Remove hens from bag and reserve dressing.
- Season hens with paprika, salt, and pepper.
- Place cut side up in center of cooking grate and grill for 25 to 30 minutes until no longer pink inside and juices run clear.
- Pour reserved dressing into a small saucepan and bring to a boil; boil for one full minute.
- Place grilled hens on a platter and pour hot dressing over them. Sprinkle with cilantro.
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