Rock Cornish Game Hens With Pineapple Stuffing for Grill or Oven

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Mareesme

We love spit-grilling these little guys but also enjoy them baked! We usually serve them with rice pilaf or stir fried rice and green beans.

Top Review by Funkymunky613

No great shakes. I served to my father-in-law since he hates onions and garlic and this had neither....He didn't even think it was too good. I felt like he was kind for eating it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse hens and pat dry, removing innards; lightly salt and pepper inside and out.
  2. Sprinkle pineapple chunks lightly with curry powder and stuff hens.
  3. Truss hens and close cavity. Tie wings to body and legs to tail.
  4. GRILL: Balance on spit and secure with holding forks. Grill over medium coals or on rotisserie in gas grill set at medium for 45 minutes to 1 hour, basting occasionally with melted butter mixed with lemon juice.
  5. OR BAKE: Place bird on rack and bake in 325 dg oven for one hour or until tender, covering with foil if becoming too brown. Baste occasionally with butter/lemon mixture.
  6. I have been told internal temperature should reach 160 dg., but have not tried this method.

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