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Terry's Beer Chicken

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"This is an original recipe I made up several years ago when I was on an out-of-town assignment staying in an apartment."

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Original recipe makes 4 chicken breasts Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    1 hr 30 mins


  1. Rinse and pat dry the chicken breasts. Rub the garlic powder and chili powder onto the surface of the chicken; season with salt and pepper.
  2. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat; lay the chicken into the skillet with the bone side facing down. Add the onions. Cover the skillet and cook, stirring the onions occasionally, 15 minutes. Turn the chicken and continue cooking until the chicken is no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, about 30 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted near the bone should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).
  3. Add the potatoes to the skillet, return the cover to the skillet, and cook until the potatoes are cooked through, 7 to 10 minutes. Pour the beer into the skillet and allow the mixture to cook uncovered until the liquid is mostly absorbed, 7 to 10 minutes. Remove the chicken to a platter and set aside. Sprinkle the cheese over the potato and onion mixture; cook until the cheese is melted. Serve hot with the chicken breasts.
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Apr 27, 2010

The cook times are way off on this recipe. It had a very onion taste and was just not good. Sorry! It took a lot longer to cook than indicated and it was too late to make something new. I wouldn't even waste my time modifing.

May 03, 2010

Really, really tasty! Cook times were a little off as the other reviewer mentioned, but pretty easy to figure out. Chicken had great flavor.


5 Ratings

Dec 13, 2012

This was actually pretty good. And as the other's said a little onion-y, but nothing that couldn't be fixed.

Jan 06, 2015

I read some of the other reviews and scaled down the cooking time greatly for the chicken and the chicken still turned out kind of dry. The flavor of the chicken seemed a little muted. However, the cheesy potatoes and onions produced at the end were dynamite. I used about half of the onion suggested and made sure to get really good carmelization on them and it was so tasty. I may simply omit the chicken next time and make the potatoes all on their own.


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  • Calories
  • 591 kcal
  • 30%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 48.1 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 129 mg
  • 43%
  • Fat
  • 27.1 g
  • 42%
  • Fiber
  • 6.7 g
  • 27%
  • Protein
  • 34.1 g
  • 68%
  • Sodium
  • 331 mg
  • 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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