Beer Can Chicken Recipe

Beer Can Chicken


  • 3-4 pound chicken( kosher or free range is best)
  • 6 TBSP of spices of your choice
  • 1  12 or 14 oz can of beer.

How to make Beer Can Chicken

Preheat oven to 400 degrees

any insides from the chicken

RINSE the chicken with cold water pat dry.

RUB the chicken, inside and out with spices.

Open the beer and drink half of it the punch extra holes on the can.

Add 2 tbsp of spices inside the beer can.

PLACE beer can on oven proof pan or dish this allows the chicken to cook indirectly and cathes the juices if you want to make a gravy. ARRANGE chicken on beer can, allow the two legs to form two sides of tripod so the chicken is stable.

REDUCE oven to 350 degrees after first 30 mins. Best when chicken cooks for about 11/2 - 2 hours

When chicken is ready carefully remove to a separate platter. Allow to stand for 10  mins.

Question from the Chef

“What's your favorite way to cook with beer ?”

  • yongfook
    yongfook says

    HAHA.... wow... I'm sure this recipe is delicious but honestly that picture scared the hell out of me! it looks like a zombie walking chicken!!

  • winnie
    winnie says

    creepiest pic ever! But the beer sure makes up for it! LOL

  • jhamir
    jhamir says

    Good JoB!!! Finnaly something for my wife...

  • chanok
    chanok says

    i'm DEFINITELY trying this!

  • chanok
    chanok says

    i guess this is the alternative to cutting the chicken up and placing it flat on a baking rack.. at least this way u don't have any chicken skin that gets soggy..

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