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May 30, 2010

For Lori!

As requested....the best Beer Can Chicken Recipe. You can't go wrong with this!

1 T Brown Sugar
1T Sugar
1/4 C Paprika
2 T Salt
1 tsp Celery Salt
1 tsp Pepper
1-3 tsp Cayenne, depending on your heat preference
1 tsp Dry Mustard
1 T\tsp Garlic Powder
1 tsp Onion Powder

1 Tall Can of Beer, Coors lite works well. :)

1 Chicken, trimmed of excess fat and skin, rinsed and patted dry

Mix all spices together and rub on the outside and in of the bird. Pour out (or drink) 1.4 of the beer and add inn excess rub to the can, Insert can in to the rear of the bird, standing it up straight. BBQ on low/med for 45 min-1 hour until bird reaches 155 degrees. Let it sit for 10 minutes, tented under foil before carving.

If lower legs or wings start to burn, wrap them in foil while cooking.


1 comment:

Lynn Kenton said...

Quick tip- When you add the excess rub to the beer can, put the can in the sink and add the rub slowly or it will fizz all over the counter.