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Barbecued Black Crows

Barbecued Black Crows
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 8 hr 35 min
  • Servings 4
Add an Asian hint to your dinner tonight with these delicious grilled Cornish game hens flavored with soy sauce-sesame marinade.
Updated October 3, 2011

Ingredients

  • 2 Rock Cornish hens (16 oz each), skin removed, cut lengthwise in half
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated gingerroot
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 medium green onions, finely chopped (3 tablespoons)
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seed, toasted, if desired
  • Additional green onions, sliced diagonally, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Place hens in resealable freezer plastic bag or large shallow glass dish. In small bowl, mix soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, gingerroot, pepper flakes, 3 tablespoons onions and the garlic; pour marinade over hens. Seal bag or cover dish. Refrigerate at least 8 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 2
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. Remove hens from marinade; discard marinade. Place hens, cut sides down, on grill over high heat. Cover grill; cook 14 to 16 minutes, turning occasionally, until juice of hens is clear when thickest pieces are cut to bone (at least 165°F). Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with sesame seed and green onions.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
268
Total Fat
8 1/2g
0%
Saturated Fat
2g
0%
Sodium
837mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
40 1/2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
5 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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