Flattened Cornish Game Hens With Garlic-citrus Marinade

Recipe by Barb G.
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prepare BBQ (Medium heat).
  • Combine olive oil, chopped thyme, garlic,lemon peel, lime peel, honey, salt, and pepper in a baking dish and stir marinade to blend well.
  • Place hens on work surface and cover with plastic wrap and pound gently with mallet to flatten slightly.
  • Place hen halves in marinade in dish, using fingers, rub both sides of hens with marinade.
  • Let marinate 20 minutes at room temperature.
  • Grill hen halves until just cooked through and skin is lightly charred, brushing with remaining marinade, about 12 minutes per side.
  • Arrange hen on plates and garnish lemon wedges, lime wedges, and fresh thyme sprigs.
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