Jerk-Rubbed Cornish Hens

Rub traditional Jamaican hot and spicy seasoning blend all over tender Cornish hens before tossing on a grill. Add a bit of brown sugar to counter the spicy kick.
  • Calories 762
  • Total Fat 54 g
  • Cholesterol 337 mg
  • Sodium 456 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 7 g
  • Protein 58 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. Combine all ingredients except hens in a small bowl, mixing with a fork until blended. Set aside. Rinse hens and pat dry. Secure wings to hens and tie legs together with string, if desired. Rub hens evenly with seasoning mixture.
  3. Place hens (not touching) over indirect heat on grill. Grill hens, covered, 50 to 60 minutes or until done (internal temp 180ºF). Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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