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Beer Can Chicken

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 4
Author The Seasoned Mom

Ingredients

“Old Pratts” Barbeque Rub:

  • • ½ Tsp of Garlic Powder
  • • ½ Tsp of Onion Power
  • • ½ Tsp of Paprika
  • • ½ Tsp of Chili Powder
  • • ¼ Tsp of Cumin
  • • ¼ Tsp of Ground Mustard
  • • ¼ Tsp of Ground Black Pepper
  • • ¼ Tsp of Salt
  • • Pinch of Cayenne Pepper

Additional Ingredients:

  • 3-4 lb. whole chicken giblets removed
  • 1 can of beer ½ full

Instructions

  • Combine all of the dry rub ingredients together in a small bowl.
  • Rub the chicken with olive oil and then rub the seasoning mixture all over the chicken.
  • Place a half-full can of beer up the bottom of the chicken.
  • Heat one side of a charcoal grill until it reaches 350-400 degrees F in temperature (or use indirect heat on a gas grill).
  • Prop your chicken up on the opposite side of the grill from the heat source, making sure that the legs act as a tripod to keep the bird upright.
  • Cook chicken for approximately 90 minutes, or until crispy on the outside and cooked through on the inside.