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Air Fryer Cornish Hens

Once the briquettes are hot and lightly covered with ash, dump them onto half of the grill. To prevent the wings from burning on the grill, you can also tuck the wing tips behind the breasts. It’s handy to have a spray bottle with some water in it while you are grilling to douse any flare-ups on the grill ice cream. Brandi’s goal is to share recipes that support a consistently healthy lifestyle. Macros are provided as a courtesy and should not be construed as a guarantee. This information is calculated using

  • Sprinkle some salt over your hens hours before you need to roast them.
  • Another great way to cook cornish hens is by grilling them.
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But don’t think that these little hens are only for the holidays. They are the perfect dinner for two – even for busy weeknights or for a romantic weekend dinner. The Cornish game hen at left was prepared in an oven, the middle in in a smoker, and the hen on the right was prepared on a grill.

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Toss with 1 tablespoon of oil and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of reserved salt mixture. I’ve never bought a cornish hen before. Have a chicken in the slow cooker right now and it’s really starting to smell good.

Quarter the onion and add it to the bottom of the crockpot. I made a fun group on Facebook for sharing recipes, asking questions, and talking about food. A cornish hen is basically a small chicken, so you’ll need two.

Tuck an orange quarter inside of each hen, then truss with twine . These Citrus Marinated Cornish Game Hens are perfect for a special occasion. Cornish game hens are marinated with orange juice and spices, then roasted to a crisp and lovely glaze. The resulting flavor is decadently spiced with a hint of citrus flavor.

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Crisp up the tops with the Mealthy CrispLid or pop-under the broiler in the oven. Place the chicken inside the Instant Pot and saute for 5 minutes. I love how this recipe is economical as well as so-so tasty. You can use it to create a yummy Cornish chicken sandwich or to soak up those gorgeous chicken juices. You can also add bacon to give the sprouts an extra, meaty oomph. Fries are a well-loved favorite in the United States and rightly so.

If you cover it up, the skin will just be soft. Cornish hens are just very small chickens that are bred specifically for meat. Their small size makes them quick to cook and perfect for serving 1 to 2 people. This recipe requires a roasting pan, and a sharp knife or kitchen shears.