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Roasted Cornish Hens with Chili Beer Paste
Roasted Cornish Hens with Chili Beer Paste Eileen Goltz | Meat
1 hour, 5 minutes 5 minutes
1 hour
6 to 8 servings

  • 4 Cornish Hens, cut in half
  • 1 to 2 large cloves garlic, finely minced
  • ½ Tablespoon black pepper
  • ½ Tablespoon ground chili
  • 6 to 8 oz. beer
  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 16 oz. tomato sauce

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Oil a roasting pan so the hens won’t stick.
  2. Season the hens with salt and pepper and place them in the roasting pan, cut side down. Place the hens in the oven.
  3. In a sauce pan combine the garlic, pepper, chili, beer, vinegar, soy sauce and tomato sauce.
  4. Bring the mixture to a simmer.
  5. Remove the liquid from the heat and immediately baste the hens.
  6. Let the hens continue to cook and baste them every 10 to 15 minutes for 45 minutes or until the hens are cooked throughout.