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Brandy-Orange Barbecued Hens

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Fresh Cornish Game Hens
  • 1 tb Vegetable Oil
  • 2 tb Lemon Juice, divided
  • 1/4 ts Ground Ginger, divided
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1/4 c Orange Marmalade
  • 1 tb Brandy


Prepare covered outdoor grill for cooking at least 1/2 hour before
grilling. Rinse hens and pat dry; with kitchen string tie drunsticks
together. Rub hens with oil and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice; sprinkle with
1/4 teaspoon ginger and salt and pepper to taste.

In a small bowl, combine marmalade, brandy, and remaining ginger, set
aside. Grill, covered, 5-6 inches over medium-hot coals 50-60 minutes.
After 40 minutes, brush hens with brandy-orange sauce. Cook until juices
run clear when thigh is pierced, basting 3 to 4 times. Serves 2 to 4

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