Sun halo near Orondo, WA over Memorial Day Weekend. Photo by Stephanie Campbell.
Jamaican Jerk Grilled Cornish Hens
By Todd Johnson
DirectionsSplit the hens in half and flatten with a karate chop. Mix lime juice and olive oil. To make jerk seasoning, mix allspice, chili powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, garlic powder, salt, onion powder and black pepper. Add 1 1/2 Tbl. to lime juice and olive oil. Extra seasoning will keep in a closed jar. Pour jerk seasoning/lime juice/oil mixture over hens, coating all sides. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Grill skin side down for 15 minutes. Turn over and grill 15 more minutes. Mango chutney and grilled corn go great with this dish. Serves 6.
Recipe from Cameon Orel, Yarrow Bay Beach Cafe
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