Hickory chips are widely used to add flavorto grilled turkey or ham, here it is used with Cornish hens.
Recipe: Herbed Hickory-SmokedCornish Hens
Grill Ingredients:2 1/2 cups hickory chips
Cornish Hens Ingredients:3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary*
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage leaves**
1 tablespoon dry sherry, if desired
4 Cornish game hens, thawed, giblets removed
2 cloves garlic, cut in half
16 whole sage leaves
Makes 4 servings.
*Substitute 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary.
**Substitute 1/2 teaspoon dried sage leaves.
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