Beer Can Chicken Recipe
Beer can chicken is a Spring and summer favorite. If you are looking for a way to grill the perfect beer can chicken here it is. Just put your chicken on the tower pour one can of beer and a few minutes later a golden
Beer can chicken is very easy to prepare and some what impressive because of the way it is cooked. You will amaze your friends when they see you insert a beer can into their future dinner.
Ingredients Beer Can Chicken
One roasting chicken for every four guests (4-5 lb. bird)
You will need more chicken per guest if everyone has the same preference. In other words if all your friends like white meat you will need more chickens to make it work.
Your favorite meat rub
One 12oz can of Beer! per bird
Preparation Beer Can Chicken
preheat your grill or light your charcoal
can be done in an oven at 350 degrees but the grill is the best way
rinse your chicken
sprinkle your meat rub onto and into the bird
massage it into the skin both the outside the bird and the inside cavity
open the Beer! pour a couple of oz. into a cup for you to drink
using a church key can opener make four more wholes into the top of the can
put one teaspoon of meat rub into the beer can
slide the chicken onto the can
now the chicken should be on the can legs pointed downward
place the can with chicken onto a heavy baking or roasting pan
place pan directly onto grill at medium heat and close the lid
Cooking time beer can chicken
After 90 minutes pierce the chicken if the juices run clear(not red) it is done. A good place to check is between the thigh and the body.
If not continue to cook beer can chicken checking every ten minutes
It is almost impossible to over cook bird with this method so relax and finish the six pack while waiting
NOTE; Root Beer or any other non diet soft drink can be substituted for the beer.