Grilled Honey Mustard Cornish Hens
(makes 4 servings)
|1/4||cup (58 g) Dijon mustard|
|1||large shallot, minced|
|1/4||cup (60 ml) fresh lime juice|
|2||teaspoons (10 ml) honey|
|freshly ground pepper to taste|
|2||Cornish game hens, about 1 pound (480 g) each, halved lengthwise|
- Whisk together the mustard, shallot, lime juice, honey, and pepper. Brush over both sides of the hens, cover, and refrigerate for 1 hour.
- Light a grill or preheat the broiler. Grill or broil 4 inches (5 cm) from the source of heat for 30 minutes, turning frequently, until juices run clear when hen is probed with a tip of a sharp knife.
|Per serving (skin removed before eating):||166 calories (27% calories from fat), 26 g protein, 5 g total fat (1.1 g saturated fat), 3 carbohydrates, 0 dietary fiber, 117 mg cholesterol, 259 mg sodium|
|Diabetic exchanges:||4 lean protein|