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Beer-Can Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
John Hennen
Added: Friday, February 23, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
#1 [very important--Do NOT waste beer] pour 1/2 can beer in glass & gulp it down. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. #2 Add 1/2 C BBQ sauce to remaining beer in can. In small bowl, combine 1 Tbsp dried basil, 2 tsp paprika, 1/2 tsp onion powder, 1/4 tsp garlic powder, 3/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp black pepper. Mix well & rub evenly over one 3 to 3 1/2 lb chicken [rinsed, cleaned & patted dry].

Directions:
Directions:
Place cavity of chicken over the beer can so that the chicken is sitting on the can, then place on the rack in the center of the grill. Repeat process if more than 1 chicken is cooked. Cover the grill & cook 1 1/4 hours or until no pink remains and juices run clear. Cooking time varies depending on your grill and outdoor temps. Carefully pour the remaining sauce from the can into a bowl and serve with the chicken.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For a different flavor, you could use a half-filled can of lemonade and rub the chicken with lemon-pepper seasoning.

 

 

 

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