(Yield: 6 servings)
3 fresh or thawed Rock Cornish hens (each about 1-1/4 lbs.)
1/2 cup Kikkoman Teriyaki Marinade & Sauce
1 tablespoon grated fresh lemon peel
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, pressed
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1 tablespoon minced cilantro
- Remove and discard giblets and necks from hens. Split hens lengthwise. Rinse halves under cold running water; drain well and pat dry with paper toweling. Place in large plastic food storage bag.
- Combine teriyaki marinade & sauce, lemon peel and juice, garlic and pepper; pour over hens. Press air out of bag; close top securely. Turn bag over several times to coat halves. Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight, turning bag over occasionally.
- Place hens on grill 5 to 7 inches from hot coals. Cook 45 to 50 minutes, or until hens are no longer pink in center, turning over frequently. (Or, broil about 7 inches from heat 50 minutes, or until hens are no longer pink in center, turning over frequently.)
- Remove to serving platter and immediately sprinkle cilantro over hens.
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