A Couple of Tipsy Chicks

READY IN: 3hrs
Recipe by ChefLee

I marinated these cornish hens in lime, rum, and honey and then gave them a slow roast! Hope you like them!

Top Review by Outta Here

Great flavor on these birds! Since I was using my Farberware rotisserie, and wouldn't be able to roast them IN the marinade, I doubled the amount of marinade so the birds would get more soaked in. Will be making this again! Made for Fall 2008 PAC.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash your hens then dry them with a paper towel.
  2. Mix together all other ingredients except butter and pour into a large ziploc bag with the cornish hens.
  3. Marinate the hens for a couple of hours, turning the bag once or twice in the fridge.
  4. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  5. Remove the hens from the plastic bag and place in a baking dish. (line with foil for less clean up) Pour the marinade on top of them.
  6. Rub the butter all over the hens.
  7. Put a little foil on the leg tips and wing tips or you can tie and tuck them to keep the tips from burning.
  8. Roast the hens for 1 hour and 15 minutes until a meat thermometer reads 175 to 180 degrees when placed in the dark meat.
  9. Let the hens rest, covered with foil, for 10 minutes then serve!

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