The steaming beer keeps the meat moist delivering a perfect Beer Can Chicken meal
- 3 tbsp brown sugar
- 1 tbsp paprika
- 1 tbsp garlic salt
- 1 tbsp salt
- Pinch or two of Cayenne pepper
- Pinch or two of freshly ground black pepper
- Finely chopped fresh rosemary
- Wash and get the chicken ready
- Paint with VOO (olive oil)
- Smear with the rub
- ¼ to ½ tin or beer (any flavor)
Get your BBQ ready
Remove neck and giblets and discard
Rinse and clean the chicken, pat dry with a paper towel
Rub chicken lightly with oil then rub the inside and outside of the chicken with your dry rub
Open a can of beer and pour off ½ of the beer, preferable drink it
Place beer can on a solid surface, grab it by the legs, and plonk the chicken cavity over the beer can
Place on BBQ, close the lid and cook for ±1¼ hours
Carefully pick up the chicken and place it in a large container that can go on the BBQ.
Remove the can and leave the excess beer in the dish.
Sprinkle with rosemary and let it sit on the BBQ to rest for 5-10 minutes.
Serve with fresh salad.
Prepared, tried, and tested by Esme Slabs husband’s own creation