Root Beer Butt Chicken - English Grill and BBQ Recipe

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Oct. 14, 2014

Amazing chicken with the right balance of crispy skin and succulent interiors.


Chicken 1
Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
Bbq rub 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (Don Marcus)
Root beer 1 Can (10 oz)



1. Prepare the monolith grill for cooking. Bring up the temperature to 300 F.


2. Rub olive oil all over the chicken.

3. Sprinkle bbq rub over it such that its completely covered.

4. Empty some root beer in to a glass and use it to inject chicken in the breast and the thighs.

5. Place the chicken on the beer can (with the remaining beer) and put it on the grill.

6. Let the chicken grill until it reaches an internal meat temperature of 75 C or 160 F. Leave the dome lid open such that the skin crisps up a bit.


7. Slice and serve the chicken.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 701Calories from Fat 316

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g53.8%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 982 mg40.92%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 43 g

Protein 51 g102%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet