South Western Rubbed Cornish Hens


YIELD: 24 Portions


Ingredients: Imperial Metric
Cornish hens 24 24
Saucemaker Baja Chipotle Sauce 4 cups 1 L
Goat cheese, crumbled 2 lbs 1 kg
Blue cheese, crumbled 1 lb 480 g
Green onion, chopped 1 1/4 cups 300 mL
Garlic cloves, minced 24 24
Saucemaker Zesty Orange Ginger Sauce 4 cups 1 litre
Worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup 125 mL
Shiitake mushrooms
Pineapple chunks
Green onions
Tomatoes

Method:

  1. Marinate cornish hens in Saucemaker Baja Chipotle Sauce for 2-24 hours
  2. Preheat oven to 400F (200C).
  3. Mix cheeses together with onion, garlic and Worcestershire Sauce. Form into balls and fill each Cornish hen cavity.
  4. Roast in oven for 45 min - 1 hour, until brown.
  5. Skewer a combination of shiitake mushrooms, pineapple, green onions and tomato.
  6. On lightly greased grill, cook skewers for a few minutes per side.
  7. Heat Saucemaker Zesty Orange Ginger Sauce and drizzle over Cornish hens. Serve with grilled skewers.

TIP: Serve the Orange Jicama Salad with this dish; it's delicate citrus flavour is an outstanding complement! See our Dips & Sides for this wonderful recipe!