Air Fryer Cornish Game Hens
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Low Carb Air Fryer Cornish Game Hens Thai Gai Yang

It's so easy to make Air Fryer Cornish Game Hens! This recipe features the beautiful flavorings of Thia Gai Yang and will be a recipe you'll want to make over and over again. 
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Main Courses
Cuisine: Thai
Servings: 4
Calories: 222kcal
Author: Urvashi Pitre



  • Place the four halves of the Cornish game hens into a large bowl.
  • In a blender jar, add the cilantro, fish sauce, garlic, sugar, lemon grass paste, pepper, coriander, salt and turmeric, and process until smooth. Pour the mixture over the chicken and mix very well.
  • Allow the chicken to marinate for at least 30 minutes or up to 24 hours in the refrigerator.
  • Place the game hen halves into the basket of the air fryer in a single layer. Set the air fryer to 400ºF for 20 minutes. 
  • Test with a meat thermometer to ensure the chicken has reached an internal temperature of 150ºF before serving.



Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 9g