Cornish Hens in Raspberry Jalapeno Marinade

Cornish game hens are marinated in a mixture of raspberry vinegar, Chardonnay wine, olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, rosemary, sage and Zack's Raspberry Jalapeno Sauce.

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Raspberry vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Zack's Raspberry Jalapeno Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Chardonnay wine
  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. Fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. Lemon zest
  • 1 Shallot, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. Rosemary, coarsely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. Sage, coarsely chopped
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 2 Cornish game hens, 22 oz. each

Directions

  1. Rinse whole hens and pat dry. Split in half lengthwise, cutting all the way through with a heavy, sharp knife. Marinate 1-3 hours.
  2. Grill over medium-hot coals for approximately 25 minutes, turning and basting twice during cooking.
  3. Garnish with sprigs of rosemary and fresh raspberries.