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Beer Can Chicken

Get your grill ready for a delicious whole chicken that's moist on the inside and crisp on the outside with our beer can chicken recipe. We've made prep easy with just four ingredients including your favourite beer. The secret to this tender, fall-off-the-bone chicken is the... Get your grill ready for a delicious whole chicken that's moist on the inside and crisp on the outside with our beer can chicken recipe. We've made prep easy with just four ingredients including your favourite beer. The secret to this tender, fall-off-the-bone chicken is the open beer can inserted into the cavity of the bird. While the outside of the chicken dry roasting, the meat is bathed with steam from the beer for wonderfully juicy, tender chicken.  Read More Read Less
10 min
PREP TIME
1h 30 min
COOK TIME
272
CALORIES
4
INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENTS 10 SERVINGS

  • 1 whole chicken , (about 5 pounds/2.5 kg)
  • 1 tablespoon (30 milliliters) olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons (60 milliliters) Montreal Chicken Seasoning , divided
  • 1 can (12 ounces) (350 ml) beer

Preparation

  • 1 Prepare grill for indirect medium heat (350°F to 375°F/180°C to 190°C). Preheat grill by turning all burners to medium. Turn off burner(s) on one side of grill.
  • 2 Rub chicken with oil. Rub cavity with 1 tablespoon (15 ml) of the Chicken Seasoning. Sprinkle remaining 3 tablespoons (45 ml) Chicken Seasoning evenly over surface of chicken.
  • 3 Pour out about 2 ounces (60 ml) of the beer. Poke 2 holes in top of can. Hold chicken upright (legs pointing down) and insert opened beer can into cavity. Stand chicken in upright position on unlit side of grill. Position legs to best support chicken (similar to a tripod). Close lid.
  • 4 Grill chicken 1 1/2 hours or until cooked through (internal temperature reaches 165°F/74°C in the thigh). Remove chicken from can before serving.

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