Marinated Cornish Game Hens Recipe
Delicious recipe good enough for company! Be sure to double the sauce ingredients for every 2 hens you cook.
Prep Time6 hrs
Total Time7 hrs
- 2 game hens split in half
- 1/3 cup soy sauce
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 3 garlic cloves sliced
- 2 TBS toasted sesame seeds
- 2 tsp ground ginger
- 1 TBS brown sugar
- 3 TBS lime juice
Lay hens skin side down in glass dish. Prick each several times with a fork. In blender or food processor, blend all above ingredients until smooth, about 1 minute.
Place hens in a ziplock bag (you can double bag), pour marinade over, seal bag and refrigerate 6-24 hrs, turning occasionally.
Transfer hens to a 9×13 baking dish, single layer, skin side up. Reserve marinade.
Roast at 400 for 1 hour. Baste with marinade every 15 minutes.
Serve right away!