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Lime Marinated Cornish Game Hens

Ingredients

6 Cornish game hens
2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup chopped green onion
2 tbs parsley, chopped
4 cloves garlic, smashed
1 tbs grated lime zest
1 tsp paprika
kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste

Directions:

  • Wash hens and pat dry.
  • Combine remaining ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  • Place hens in a shallow baking dish and drizzle marinade all over.
  • Rub marinade all over each bird. Place some marinade in the cavity’s of each bird as well.
  • Cover and place in refrigerator for at least 1 hour or for as long as over night.
  • Remove birds from marinade.
  • You may grill over hot charcoal for about an hour, turning and adjusting so birds brown evenly.
  • Alternatively you may bake birds in a pre heated 350 degree oven for about 1 hour.
 

Servings

6

Prep

1 hr 10 min

Cook

1 hr

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Skill Level

Easy