Easy Beer Can Chicken

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Easy Beer Can Chicken

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Prep/Cook
PREP TIME: 10min COOK TIME: 1hr 30min
Serves
Serves 6

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

Ingredients Ingredients

Ingredients

1 tbspsalt

1 tbsp2 sprigs fresh thyme

1 tbspgarlic powder

1 tbsponion powder

1 tspblack pepper

2 tbspvegetable oil

1 can beer


Step 1

Step 1

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.

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Step 2

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 3

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.

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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.

Ta Da

Easy Beer Can Chicken

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Love moist, juicy beer can chicken? Here’s a quick version of the traditional recipe – get great flavor in a little over 1-1/2 hours! Serves 6 https://www.perdue.com/recipeimages/220x220_beer_can_chicken.jpg https://www.perdue.com/recipeimages/220x220_beer_can_chicken.jpg

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