Beer Can Chicken

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Main Dish
Beer Can Chicken

Primary Media

Whole beer can-seasoned chicken

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Recipe Data

6
Servings
15min
Prep
1hr55min
Total

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Description

If you're wondering whether the beer can is half full or half empty, trust us, it's half full. Your optimism will pay off big when this smokin, juicy chicken hits the table. 

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Ingredients
Serves 6
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1(3-1/2- to 4-pound) Hy-Vee 100% natural whole chicken fryer
Hy-Vee Hickory House poultry powder rotisserie roast rub, as needed
1(12 oz) can beer

Directions

  1. Preheat grill for indirect cooking to medium-high heat.
  2. Rub seasoning all over chicken. Pour half the beer from the can, reserving for another use. Place the half-filled can on a solid surface and place the chicken, cavity side down, onto the can.
  3. Place chicken, using the can and legs as a tripod, on the indirect heat side of the grill. Cover and grill for 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours or until internal temperature of the thickest part of the chicken reaches 165 degrees. Carefully remove chicken from grill; let rest 10 minutes before carefully removing beer can and carving. Discard beer and can.

Nutrition facts

Servings

500 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 20g
  • Cholesterol: 235mg
  • Sodium: 230mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 0g
  • Protein: 77g

Daily Values

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Vitamin A 2%
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Vitamin C 0%
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Iron 20%
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Calcium 4%