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Beer Can Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Faye Mann
Added: Thursday, November 20, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3-4 lb chicken
6 Tbsp of combination of chili powder, cayenne, taco seasoning
1 regular size beer can
Oven proof pan (to catch drippings)

Directions:
Directions:
Oven 400 or bbq. Rub chicken inside and out with spice mix. Reserve 2 tbsp for beer can. Open beer can and empty can except for 1/4 of the can. Punch several holes in the top to allow steam to escape. Add spice rub to beer can. Arrange chicken on beer can and use its legs as a tripod. Cook for 1/2 hour reduce heat to 350. Cook for about 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Check every half hour and rotate chicken a half circle to ensure browning. Can use leftover liquid from dish and can and thicken slightly for sauce if you wish.

 

 

 

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