grilled cornish game hens covered in sauce and cilantro with lime
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Grilled Cornish Game Hens with Thai Marinade

Cornish game hens marinated in Thai spices then grilled to juicy, crispy perfection.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinade 1 day
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 1039kcal
Author Danielle Wolter

Ingredients

  • 2 cornish game hens, spatchcocked
  • Limes, for garnish

Marinade:

Instructions

  • Combine all marinade ingredients. Place hens in a freezer bag and add marinade (reserve 1/8 cup marinade for serving). Refrigerate overnight.
  • Heat grill to 450 degrees. Grill the hens for 6-8 minutes per side, or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees. Let rest for 10 minutes and serve with reserved marinade and fresh limes.

Nutrition

Calories: 1039kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 79g | Fat: 63g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 454mg | Sodium: 2554mg | Potassium: 1275mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 655IU | Vitamin C: 7.7mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 5.2mg