Grilled Cornish Game Hens with Diablo Sauce

Posted by: kothie 10-04-99 11:41 PM

Grilled Cornish Game Hen with Diablo Sauce

Yield: 4 servings

2 cornish game hens, cut into halves
salt, pepper, and mustard
cooking oil

Diablo Sauce

1 large onion, peeled and chopped
2 pcs shallots, peeled and chopped
2 tbsp white wine vinegar
2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp flour
2 cups chicken stock
2 tsp tomato paste
2 tsp chili powder (adjust according to taste)
1 tbsp mustard
1 tbsp chopped tarragon
salt and cayenne pepper

Rub halved cornish game hens with mustard. Season with salt and pepper. Brush with cooking oil and cook over a charcoal grill until well cooked on both sides, brushing occasionally with oil.

Serve with Diablo Sauce.

Sauce: In a sauce pan, mix vinegar together with chopped onions and shallots. Simmer over high heat until vinegar is almost completely reduced. Add butter and flour. Mix well, then add chicken stock, tomato paste, chili powder and season with salt and pepper.

Boil for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Just before serving, add mustard and chopped tarragon.

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