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Beer Can Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna K
Added: Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 - 2 lb whole chicken

RUB: In a baggie mix all ingredients together
1/4 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 c. sweet paprika or paprika
3 tblsp. Black pepper
3 tblsp. Course salt
1 tblsp. hickory smoked salt or more course salt
2 tsp. garlic powder
2 tsp. onion powder
2 tsp. celery seeds (optional)
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 can of beer

Directions:
Directions:
Light grill on low turning one side off. Wash chicken. Generously spread rub on chicken. Pour out OR DRINK half the can of beer. Place chicken on beer can IN AN ALUMINUM PAN (so the grease does not cause fire). Place on unlit side of grill for 1 1/2 to 2 Hours.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Asbury Park Press

 

 

 

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