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{{recipesummary|Chicken recipes|4|1⅛-2 hours|2}}
 
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{{recipe}} | [[Cookbook:Southern cuisine|Southern cuisine]]  
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| [[Southern cuisine|Southern cuisine]]  
  
 
==Ingredients==
 
==Ingredients==
  
* 1 recipe [[Cookbook:Spice Rub for Chicken|spice rub]] (or use your own recipe)
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* 1 recipe [[Spice Rub for Chicken|spice rub]] (or use your own recipe)
* 2 [[Cookbook:Bay Leaf|bay leaves]], crumbled
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* 2 [[Bay Leaf|bay leaves]], crumbled
* 1 12-[[Cookbook:Ounce|ounce]] can of [[Cookbook:Beer|beer]]
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* 1 12-[[Ounce|ounce]] can of [[Beer|beer]]
* 3-4 [[Cookbook:Pound|pound]] [[Cookbook:Chicken|chicken]] (dressed)
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* 3-4 [[Pound|pound]] [[Chicken|chicken]] (dressed)
  
 
==Procedure==
 
==Procedure==
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# Set aside chicken.
 
# Set aside chicken.
 
# Remove upper racks from oven.
 
# Remove upper racks from oven.
# Preheat [[Cookbook:Oven|oven]] to [[Cookbook:Oven temperatures|350°F]].
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# Preheat [[Oven|oven]] to [[Oven temperatures|350°F]].
 
# When oven preheated, take a healthy drink of the beer, leaving about 9 or 10 ounces.
 
# When oven preheated, take a healthy drink of the beer, leaving about 9 or 10 ounces.
 
# Crumble bay leaves into beer, in beer can.
 
# Crumble bay leaves into beer, in beer can.
 
# Insert beer can '''firmly''' into chicken cavity.
 
# Insert beer can '''firmly''' into chicken cavity.
 
# Place chicken upright in shallow heatproof pan.
 
# Place chicken upright in shallow heatproof pan.
# [[Cookbook:Baking|Bake]] chicken upright until thickest part is 165°F, an hour or an hour and a half.
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# [[Baking|Bake]] chicken upright until thickest part is 165°F, an hour or an hour and a half.
 
# When removing chicken from oven, keep upright.
 
# When removing chicken from oven, keep upright.
 
# Rest chicken upright 15 minutes before removing beer can.
 
# Rest chicken upright 15 minutes before removing beer can.
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* This is really best on a charcoal grill, on medium heat.
 
* This is really best on a charcoal grill, on medium heat.
  
[[Category:Inexpensive recipes]]
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[[Category:Southern recipes]]
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[[Category:Southern Recipes]]
[[Category:Camping recipes]]
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[[Category:Camping Recipes]]
[[Category:Chicken recipes]]
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[[Category:Chicken Recipes]]

Latest revision as of 13:06, 9 May 2012

Beer-can Chicken
Category: Chicken recipes
Servings: 4
Time: 1⅛-2 hours
Difficulty: Easy
| Southern cuisine 

Ingredients

Procedure

  1. Poke holes all over chicken to let fat run out during cooking.
  2. Rub chicken thoroughly with spice rub: inside and out, and then under skin as far as you can reach
  3. Set aside chicken.
  4. Remove upper racks from oven.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  6. When oven preheated, take a healthy drink of the beer, leaving about 9 or 10 ounces.
  7. Crumble bay leaves into beer, in beer can.
  8. Insert beer can firmly into chicken cavity.
  9. Place chicken upright in shallow heatproof pan.
  10. Bake chicken upright until thickest part is 165°F, an hour or an hour and a half.
  11. When removing chicken from oven, keep upright.
  12. Rest chicken upright 15 minutes before removing beer can.

Tips, Notes, and Variations

  • A disposable drip pan will save you a lot of cleanup (and a lot of flares on the outdoor grill).
  • This is really best on a charcoal grill, on medium heat.