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Brined and Grilled Cornish Hens (Poussin, little chickens)

Total time: 60 minutes   plus 10 earlier
     The poussin that we get are very young chickens and weigh about 18oz (550gr) each.  They are perfect individual servings (with a snack leftover).  If you get larger birds one may be enough; you could cut it in half before cooking, if you like. 

Brined and Grilled Cornish Hens Ingredients:

 Instructions:

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               Nutrition Information
            
 
Recipe serves 2  
         
Entire Recipe / per serving
Calories:  2420 / 1210
Total Carbohydrates:  .5 / .25
          Dietary Fiber: 0 / 0
Total Fat:  176 / 88
         Saturated Fat: 47 / 23.5
Cholesterol:  1162 / 581
Protein:  198 / 99
Calcium:  126 / 63
Sodium:   703 / 351.5

General Technical Details and Disclaimer:

Note:  Nutrition info assumes 50% of marinade is eaten and none of the brine.

Measurements are actual measurements used for calculation. If there are no values the nutritional numbers were simply too small.

I try to be accurate, but I do not guarantee it.  I use 'grams' as the unit of weight; with an approximate conversion to ounces.

My information comes from my own digital, computerized scale and the USDA Nutrient Data Library: http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/