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How to Make Beer Can Chicken

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A delicious way of cooking whole chicken. This beer can chicken recipe lets the chicken remain juicy, moist and soak in the taste of the ingredients and the flavor of beer. Yummm…..
  Whole chicken 1
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Black pepper 2 Teaspoon, coarsely ground
  Onion powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne peper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Beer 1⁄2 Can (5 oz)

1. Preheat the grill to medium high heat.

2. In a small bowl combine sugar, salt, paprika, ground black pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder. Rub the outside and inside cavity with the rub.
3. Fill a beer can stand with beer and place that over the grill.
4. Holding the chicken upright slide it over the stand, as shown in the video.
5. Cook with the grill closed for 75 minutes.

6. Slice the chicken and serve with tossed salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
95 Minutes
If you are searching for a unique recipe for roasted chicken, here is a perfect one. Beer can chicken offers you great taste and flavor of beer along with soft and succulent meat portions. It is an ideal recipe for outside cooking on a breezy summer afternoon. Watch the video to learn about it.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 581 Calories from Fat 349

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g59.6%

Saturated Fat 11 g54.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 187.5 mg62.5%

Sodium 1148.6 mg47.9%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.7%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 48 g96.1%

Vitamin A 89.7% Vitamin C 16.9%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 25.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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