"I'll keep this brief. This is the best grilled beer can chicken you will ever make." — McGibblets
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1 1/2 teaspoons
1 1/2 teaspoons
ground cayenne pepper
1 (4 pound)
whole chicken, rinsed and dried
vegetable oil, or more as needed
1/2 (12 ounce) can
beer (such as Budweiser®)
Always remember when making beer chicken to place a small wad of foil or small red potato over neck so that the chicken steams & stays moist inside. I'm not a beer fan. I put 8 oz. of ckn broth in empty 16 oz beer can with spices of choice. The taller can is a little more sturdy. Less chance of tipping over!
Don't cook it on medium, we TORCHED it...was the mistake putting the lid down? We googled how to do it because this recipe didn't clarify and all of them said to put the lid down. It was charcoal! Wish we could have enjoyed it :-(
what a way to spend New Years Eve in snow covered Milton Indiana~~good really will make again used suggestion on using 16 oz can & onion to cover the hole in the neck delicious shared on my facebook page~~
Great rub. My new go to for chicken,pork and ribs . The chicken was outstanding , I added an onion in the chicken neck.
Very good rub! I opened the beer and pored out about an ounce. I personally set the grill to high for the first 10-15 mins to ensure crispy skin. Then I turned down to 350 until it hits 160 degrees. It came out tender and delicious! The smoky paprika with the tinge of heat and sweet is great! Remember to rest for 5 mins to redistribute the juices and your bird will come up to 165 degrees. Perfect!
This is the BEST beer can chicken I've ever tasted. Cooked it just like the recipe suggests. It was marvelous. Melt in your mouth tender. Just right spicy. TSH
This is really good! Crispy and tender!!
Good, but I found it difficult to get chrispy skin.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Clay's Grilled Beer Can Chicken
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 229
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