Broiled Cornish Game Hens

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Shawn C

This is a easy way to make a elegant meal that tastes wonderful and has a great presentation look.

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  2. Remove any giblets and rinse cavity and hen well and pat dry.
  3. Split hens in half vertically.
  4. Sprinkle both sides of each half hen with lemon pepper.
  5. Place skin side down in foil covered broiler pan.
  6. Place 1 T butter on each cavity half; pour 1 T lemon juice over each half.
  7. Broil 7 inches away from heat.
  8. Broil 5 minutes then baste.
  9. Broil 15 minutes longer.
  10. Turn hen over; baste and broil 15 minutes, basting 1 to 2 times.
  11. Place pineapple around hens and sprinkle with sugar. (Be sure to put in the juice). Broil 5 minutes.
  12. Mix parsley with rice.
  13. Serve hens over the rice with pineapple slices and drippings for gravy.
  14. Serve with lemon wedges or slices for garnish as well as for more lemon flavor on hens.

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