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Beer Can Chicken
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"A Wisconsin favorite!"
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"it would be a great dish for an family over like the fourth of july an day where we can sit back to celebrate our freedom by."
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Beer Can Chicken

Ingredients

1 PERDUE® Fresh Whole Chicken
1 tbsp. salt
1 tbsp. plus 2 sprigs fresh thyme
1 tbsp. garlic powder
1 tbsp. onion powder
1 tsp. black pepper
2 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 can craft beer with lime or summer brew
Step One

Beer Can Chicken

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WITH PERDUE® Fresh Whole Chicken

Serves 6 | Prep Time: | Cook Time:

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Nutritional Information
Serving Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories 290
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 5.5g 27%
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 1242mg 51%
Total Carbs 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 21g
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 4%
Iron 10%
*Percent Daily Values are based
on a 2,000 calorie diet.

  • Calories 290
  • Protein 21g
  • Sodium 1242mg
  • Sat.Fat 5.5g
  • Sugar 0g

Beer Can Chicken

ingredients

Ingredients

1 PERDUE® Fresh Whole Chicken
1 tbsp. salt
1 tbsp. plus 2 sprigs fresh thyme
1 tbsp. garlic powder
1 tbsp. onion powder
1 tsp. black pepper
2 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 can craft beer with lime or summer brew
ingredients

Step one: Rub

In a bowl, combine salt, 1 tablespoon thyme, garlic powder, onion powder and black pepper. Remove neck and giblets from chicken and discard. Rub chicken lightly with oil, then rub inside and out with spice rub. Let chicken sit at room temperature 7 to 10 minutes while grill heats up.

How to: Seasoning
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Step two: Pop

Open beer can and remove enough beer so can is half full. Put 2 sprigs fresh thyme in beer can. Hold bottom chicken cavity above can of beer and slide over can. Bend wings back behind chicken and prop legs in front of can, supporting chicken. Chicken should look like it’s sitting on beer can. Place chicken inside heat-proof pan to catch drippings.

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Step three: Grill

Heat grill to high. Place pan with chicken on grill. Close top of grill so it's like an oven and turn heat down to medium low. Grill until meat thermometer inserted into thickest part of thigh registers 170°F, about 1 ½ to 1 ¾ hours.

How to: Knowing When Its Done
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Step four: Serve

When chicken is done, remove from grill and let rest 10 minutes. Using tongs, grab chicken under wings, remove from beer can and place on carving board. Carve and serve.

How to: Carving

TA DA!

Beer Can Chicken

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