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Pit Temperature: 325
Desired Internal Temperature: 167
Cooking Time: varies


I brine the cornish game hens overnight or at least 4 hours) in a mixture of water, kosher salt, sugar, black peppercorns, onion, garlic, red pepper flakes and bay leaves.
Pat dry and place butter and sliced smoked sausage under the skin. Rub the hens with butter and season with kosher salt and cracked black pepper or a dry rub.
Into my drum at 325 degrees until they reach an internal temperature of 167 degrees.
The smoked sausage under the skin adds so much flavor and moisture.

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Average user rating from: 8 user(s)

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Hot Tub Hens 2010-02-14 21:46:00 cowgirl
Reviewed by cowgirl    02/14/2010

lol Thank you Ron! I have been known to pose the hens with little umbrellas while bathing. I need to get a life! lol

Hot Tub Hens 2010-02-12 12:42:00 Ron1950
Reviewed by Ron1950    02/12/2010

I almost died laughing at that first photo! It's hilarious. You should put little bikini tops on the ladies. Great recipe. Game hens are perfect for the grill and I'm definitely going to try that sausage trick. Sheer genius!

Hot Tub Hens 2010-01-29 20:32:00 cowgirl
Reviewed by cowgirl    01/29/2010

Thanks Bigpoppa and Jimbo! The brine and smoked sausage add a lot of flavor. Hope you give it a try sometime. :)

Hot Tub Hens 2010-01-29 05:28:00 jimbo
Reviewed by jimbo    01/28/2010

This looks so good. Love the sausage idea.

Hot Tub Hens 2010-01-28 15:22:00 bigpoppa
Reviewed by bigpoppa    01/28/2010

OK you are killing me Im trying that asap! Keep em coming, Darlin!

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Reviewed by bigpoppa    11/29/2014
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Reviewed by jimbo    11/29/2014
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Reviewed by MAKDADDY    11/29/2014