Apricot Glazed Cornish Hens

Succulent Cornish hens in a sweet, juicy, golden glaze that has a hint of hot pepper sauce spiciness. Toss them on a grill, and enjoy every bite over a bed of couscous.
  • Calories 817
  • Total Fat 47 g
  • Cholesterol 337 mg
  • Sodium 166 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 32 g
  • Protein 57 g
  • Information for this recipe is approximate and derived by calculations based upon supplier information and available reference data. These values may change based on your final product, substitution and or addition of ingredients, or use of a particular cooking technique.
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Ingredients

Cooking Instructions

  1. Set up grill for indirect cooking: For gas grill, preheat all burners on high. Turn one burner off; place food over “off” burner. Reset remaining burner(s) to medium. Close lid. For charcoal grill, arrange hot coals around outer edge of grill; place disposable pan in open space; place food over open area. Close lid. Heat to medium.
  2. Blend all ingredients except hens in small bowl; set aside. Rinse hens and pat dry. Lightly salt and pepper inside of hens. Secure wings to hens and tie legs together with string, if desired.
  3. Place hens (not touching) over indirect heat on grill. Grill hens, covered, 40 minutes. Baste with glaze. Grill, covered, 10 to 20 minutes longer or until done (180ºF). Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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