This beer can chicken recipe is so easy, you'll want to try no matter what the season. A simple rub and thyme sprigs enhance the natural flavor of chicken, which slow roasts on the grill with partial lid cover. Be sure to carve and serve the whole bird immediately — meat should fall right off the bone!
Just like the drink, this tender, crispy Cornish hen recipe includes all the flavors of a scrumptious Bloody Mary, from spicy notes of horseradish and Worcestershire to dill and tomato. While this recipe suggests topping cooked hens with Bloody Mary sauce, you can of course decide to coat the entire hen with it before baking. Just be sure to cover the hen to avoid charring the tomato. Feel free to add a spin from your favorite Bloody Mary recipe, like a squeeze of lime or pinch of celery salt, to this recipe. This simple sheet pan meal is a filling, all-in-one dish that cooks in just 30 minutes.
The cozy combination of maple and bourbon is a timeless classic! Sweet and bold flavors balance each other out, and create a perfectly juicy Cornish hen. If you have never made Cornish hens before, it is incredibly easy! The hens taste exactly like the chicken you’re used to, but they cook faster and are perfect for individual servings. The kids always get a kick out of getting their “very own chicken!” for the first time, too. Serve these hens over a bed of rice, with a simple salad or both. If you have any leftovers, you can shred the meat and include it in delicious sandwiches, soups or over salads throughout the week! Do not worry about including bourbon in your recipe if you have children: All alcohol will cook off while the hens are baking. But, you can always leave it out, and still have a juicy, flavorful meal!