Thursday, September 29, 2011

Chili Lime Cornish Hen

Cornish hens look fancy, but the preparation doesn't have to be elaborate.  This is a quick and easy dish to prepare.  So easy, you'll want to make it over and over again. 

Chili Lime Cornish Hen


¼ Cup Olive Oil
2 Tablespoons Chili Powder
4  tablespoons Lime Juice, divided
Sea Salt, to taste2 Cornish Hens, cleaned
Freshly Chopped Culantro or Cilantro

Preheat oven to 350.

Mix olive oil, chili powder and ½ the lime juice, and salt into a bowl.  Toss Cornish hens into mixture.  Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Bake Cornish hen on a rack for one hour, basting with remaining lime juice repeatedly during the last 20 minutes.

Top with Fresh Culantro. 

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