Cornish Hens

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Smoked Christmas Chickens

2018-04-30T15:36:54+00:00 By |

These smoked cornish hens are spatchcocked (butterflied), dry brined overnight, coated with a special mayo, herb & rub mixture and then smoked until they are juicy, tender and delicious! Might be the best chicken I've had in a while and if you are looking for something to cook for your Christmas guests that will surprise and delight without breaking the [...]

Citrus Rosemary Cornish Hens

2018-05-10T01:56:05+00:00 By |

Smoked cornish hens are delicious all on their own and they are the perfect-sized chicken but to make them even better, these are marinated in citrus juices, olive oil and rosemary. Unlike most of my other recipes for smoked cornish hens, these are topped with  the Texas style rub (purchase recipes here) for even more incredible flavor. The sweet potatoes in the [...]

Cornish Hens “Baby Chickens” Butterflied and Smoked

2017-10-26T17:15:38+00:00 By |

Smoked cornish hens are wonderful just as they are and you won't find a more delicious way to serve chicken. These are usually served whole however, an alternate way to prepare them is to cut out the backbone and open them up before cooking them. This allows them to cook faster and more evenly. It's really easy to do and I'll show [...]

Beer Brined Smoked Cornish Hens

2017-10-26T16:19:34+00:00 By |

These smoked cornish hens are fun-sized at about a pound each and are a great choice for dinner guests or even a family dinner since everyone gets their own little personal chicken. I started thinking about brining these in beer after considering them as a small version of the beer can chicken. The problem with setting them on a can [...]

Smoked Cornish Hens “Hot Wing Style”

2017-01-29T21:51:08+00:00 By |

For as long as I can remember, I have been a huge fan of smoked cornish game hens, some folks call them rock hens. At any rate, these are single serving, tender, delicious chickens and there is no end to what you can do with them in terms of making a meal. This week I am going to show you how to make smoked cornish hens with

How to Brine/Smoke Cornish Hens

2013-05-13T18:15:12+00:00 By |

Hello, and welcome to the the February edition of the Smoking Meat newsletter.  Last month we talked about keeping the meat really nice and juicy by not poking it, sticking it, cutting it, etc. while it is in the smoker.  This month we are going to allow you to put that into practice with an absolutely new and unique meat for [...]

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