Smoked Cornish Hens

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by chez, Jan 25, 2015.

  1. chez

    chez Newbie

    Tried some Cornish hens on the UDS.  Brined in buttermilk, s/p, and sugar for 4hrs.  fired the UDS up to 250deg and threw on the birds.  At 140deg applied a raspberry orange chipotle glaze.  Cooked 'um 'til 165deg and pulled to rest for 15min.  They came out pretty darn tasty!

  2. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Tasty looking birds!
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    Where is my plate? They look GREAT!

    Happy smoken.

  4. chez

    chez Newbie

  5. bluewhisper

    bluewhisper Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    You had me at chipotle.
  6. nice looking birds there chev, those cornish hens rock.

    looking good from here

  7. bear55

    bear55 Master of the Pit

    Looks tasty, real tasty.
  8. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    That is one bird I truly enjoy eating, Nice job
  9. i will have to try these cornish hens, i guess they are a lot like chicken, can you use the same seasoning for them too. or do you use something better.
  10. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    I am thinking that teriyaki would work out great on them
  11. i will have to try that, thats a easy way to try them yard birds.
  12. We use to do Cornish Hens all the time, really don't know why we haven't had them in while.   Yours look great 

  13. chez

    chez Newbie

    You can use the same seasoning, but I brined mine with salt and pepper.  So I did not use salt and pepper as a rub...too overpowering.

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