Maple Glazed Cornish Hens

Maple Glazed Cornish Hens

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  • 4

    Cornish Game Hens

  • ¼

    Cup Apple Juice, frozen concentrate

  • ¼

    Cup Maple Syrup

  • 2

    Tbs. Onion, finely chopped

  • 1

    tsp. Prepared Mustard


Heat grill to medium. Cut each hen down backbone and spread flat on cutting board. Rinse hens and pat dry. Combine remaining ingredients in small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, Pour half of glaze mixture into small bowl; reserve. Place hens directly over burners or coals on grill. Grill hens, covered, 20 minutes, turning once. Brush hens with remaining glaze. Turn and baste again. Grill, covered, 10-15 minutes longer. Brush with glaze, turn and baste again. Grill, covered, 10-15 minutes longer or until internal juices of chicken run clear. Drizzle with remaining glaze before serving. (Internal temperature of chicken should read 180 degrees.)


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