Cornish Hens With Rum

2
Servings
40m
Prep Time
25m
Cook Time
1h 5m
Ready In


"I love Cornish hens because they're a good size when just cooking for 1 or 2. This is an easy recipe for the grill that I'm really having fun with this summer."

Original recipe yields 2 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (621.2 g)
  • Calories 602
  • Total Fat - 12.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3 g
  • Cholesterol - 1360.8 mg
  • Sodium - 544.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 18.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.2 g
  • Sugars - 13.5 g
  • Protein - 100.9 g
  • Calcium - 97.5 mg
  • Iron - 14.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 31.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Cut hens in half lengthwise.

Step 2

Wash hens and pat dry.

Step 3

Mix together rum, lime juice, honey, garlic, and salt.

Step 4

Rub mixture all over hens and marinate at least 30 minutes.

Step 5

Coarsely crush coriander seeds and peppercorns together with a mortar and pestle.

Step 6

Remove hens from marinade, reserving the marinade.

Step 7

Press crushed coriander seeds and peppercorns into skin side of hens.

Step 8

Grill over hot coals for 20 - 25 minutes, turning frequently and basting with reserved marinade.

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