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Monday, November 14, 2016

Smoked Cornish Game Hens - Simple Basic Smoked Game Hen Recipe - The Wol...

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Ingredients

  • 4 - Cornish Game Hens
  • 1 Cup - Morton Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 Cup - Light Brown Sugar
  • 64 oz - Apple Juice (cold)
  • 64 oz - Water (4 cups cold & 4 cups very hot)
  • 4 - Cinnamon Sticks
  • Ice
Directions
  • In a large bowl or container (big enough to hold all of the hens and 1+ gal of water) add salt, sugar, cinnamon sticks with 4 cups of very hot water.
  • Mix until the sugar and salt are dissolved.
  • Add remaining cold water and apple juice.
  • Add game hens to the brine along with a few cups of ice.
  • Refrigerate 4-6 hours.
  • Smoke at 250º for 1.5 hours, then increase temperature to 325º for 15-20 minutes or until the breast reaches 160º.
  • Loosely tent with aluminum foil and rest 15 minutes before slicing.
Enjoy!


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