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Servings: 2 to 4


    2 Whole Cornish Game Hens
    1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
    Salt And Pepper -- to taste
    1/4 Teaspoon Ground Ginger

    2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice -- divided
    1 Tablespoon Brandy
    1/4   Cup Orange Marmalade
    1/4   Teaspoon Ground Ginger
    Salt And Pepper -- to taste


Rinse hens and pat dry; with kitchen string tie drunsticks together.

Rub hens with oil and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon ginger and salt and pepper to taste.

In a small bowl, combine marmalade, brandy, and remaining ginger, set

Grill, covered, 5-6 inches over medium-hot coals 50-60 minutes.

After 40 minutes, brush hens with brandy-orange sauce.

Cook until juices run clear when thigh is pierced, basting 3 to 4 times.

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