Beer Can Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Beer can chicken recipe? Learn how to make Beer can chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by vanbrandwijk

Makes 6 servings



Chicken grilled and steamed with beer

Recipe Ingredients for Beer can chicken

1 tbsp paprika
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp cumin
1 tbsp pepper
1 tsp salt
3 1/2 units (yield from 3 1/2 pounds) roasting chicken
1 can beer

Recipe Directions for Beer can chicken

  1. Preheat a grill over low heat.

  2. Wash and drain chicken. Coat the chicken inside and out with seasoning. Then, place the beer can into the body cavity starting at the rear of the chicken. Carefully place the chicken on the center of the grill, facing 1 of the banks of the coals, making sure not to spill the beer. Cover the grill and cook until chicken is done, approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour, turning the chicken as necessary.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 150.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
203
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.7g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
76mg
25%
Sodium
466mg
19%
Potassium
283mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
5.3g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
25.3g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 3% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • Contains alcohol
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