Recipes — poultry

Amanda Wikoff

Cedar Planked Cornish Game Hens

Cedar Planked Cornish Game Hens

The Cornish Game Hen; what makes them different from your everyday, ho-hum chicken? Their size, and that's about it. These tiny fowl (sometimes called Poussin or Rock Cornish) are actually a domestic bird, despite the misleading "Game" title and can be bought at pretty much any grocery store.  INGREDIENTS 2 Cedar Grilling Planks 2 Cornish Game Hens 6 Shallots, peeled 2 Lemon, slices Butter Fresh herbs; we used sage, thyme and rosemary STEPS Soak your grilling plank for at least one hour. Rinse game hens, and pat dry. Rub skin with butter, and liberally salt and pepper. Cut game hens in half.  Prepare your soaked plank by making a bed...

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Amanda Wikoff

Cherry Planked Salsa Verde Chicken

Cherry Planked Salsa Verde Chicken

Wild Cherry is always a fun powerful flavor. When you add some spicy salsa and jalapeños into the mix you get grilling perfection. Luckily for you, we break it down the easy way. Ingredients 1 Cherry Grilling Plank 1 lb. Boneless skinless chicken breasts Salsa Verde Lime juice 1/2 tsp. Chili Powder Monterey Jack  Jalapeños  Olive Oil Directions Soak grilling plank in water for one to two hours. Preheat grill or oven to medium-high, or 400ºF (190ºC). Mix in bowl: salsa verde, olive oil, lime, chili powder. Mix with chicken. Add to grill or oven.  *When grilling, keep the grill lid...

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Amanda Wikoff

Cedar Planked Chicken in the Oven

Cedar Planked Chicken in the Oven

Putting your chicken on grilling plank as it bakes in the oven is an easy way to add lots more flavor to your bird with minimal effort. This recipe calls for halving the chicken before roasting, but leaving the bird whole works well too, especially when it's stuffed with lemons and herbs. Ingredients 1 Cedar Grilling Plank 1 Whole chicken or 2 Cornish Game Hens 1 Bunch of fresh thyme 1 shallot, sliced 1 Lemon, sliced Salt + Pepper Directions Soak grilling plank for at least one hour, making sure it's completely submerged. Preheat oven to 350°F. Make a bed...

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Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza on a Cedar Grilling Plank

Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza on a Cedar Grilling Plank

Have the whole family pitch in to make party-size pizzas on a cedar grilling plank. Cook up one big chicken-bacon-ranch pizza or stick to smaller planks and personalize the recipe for enjoyment by all. This dish is great for summer days when it's too hot to use the oven or winter nights when you just want to thaw out the grill for some wood-fired pizza. Ingredients: 7x15 Cedar Grilling Plank 1 ball of pizza dough 2 chicken breasts 1/2 lb. bacon Ranch dressing (or ranch dressing mix) 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese Cherry tomatoes Basil Chives Corn meal Directions: Preheat grill...

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