Butterflied cornish hens rubbed w/ lemon garlic butter (g
Cornish Lemon Garlic Butter
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:11:34 AM. Recipe ID 39110. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Butterflied cornish hens rubbed w/ lemon garlic butter (g
Categories: Game-pl, Grill/broil
Yield: 4 Servings
4 Cornish hens, butterflied
1 c Lemon garlic butter, at room
2 tb Ancho powder
---lemon garlic butter---
1 c Fresh lemon juice
8 tb Unsalted butter
2 tb Fresh minced garlic
Salt and freshly ground
-white pepper to taste
Prepare a wood or charcoal fire and let it burn down to embers. In a
small saucepan over medium heat, bring the lemon juice to a boil and
reduce to the consistency of honey. Set aside
In a food processor, blend the lemon syrup and garlic with the butter
and season to taste with salt and pepper. Reserve. Brush the hens
with olive oil and season with salt and freshly ground pepper.
Sprinkle with the ancho chile powder and grill skin side down over
medium low heat, covered, for 15 minutes. The skin should be brown
and crispy. Turn the hens over and cook an additional 5 minuets or
until done. Remove from the grill and rub them generously with the
room temperature LemonGarlic Butter.
Yield: 4 servings
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