When you prepare this beer can chicken, be ready for a juicy, falling-off-the-bone entire chicken that is crispy on the exterior and soft on the inside.

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Beer Can Chicken Recipe

Making and eating can chicken is a lot of fun. This will definitely spark talk at your party!
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • Stainless Steel Bowl
  • Grill
  • 9-Inch Baking Pan
  • Foil


  • 1 Teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Mustard
  • 1 Teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 4Lbs Chicken
  • 1 12oz Can Beer


  • Mix all of the spices in a stainless steel bowl.
  • Rub spices beneath loose chicken skin.
  • In the refrigerator, chill the chicken for 1 hour.
  • A 9-inch baking pan should be lined with foil, and the grill should be heated to medium. Put a rack of chicken in the baking dish.
  • Make four sizable holes in the top of the beer can and remove half of the beer from the can (in addition to the open top).
  • In the chicken rack, put the beer can.
  • Place the chicken vertically on the grill rack and cook it for 90 minutes over indirect heat.
  • Tent the chicken and let it to stand for ten minutes. Serve.
Keyword Beer, Chicken