Beer Can Chicken

by stoked

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Ingredients Used:

  • 1 whole chicken, about 5 lbs
  • 1 can of beer
  • 2 tbs brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbs salt
  • 1 1/2 tbs pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 chipotle chili powder
  • 2 tbs unsalted butter butter, at room temperature
  • 3 tbs
  • 2 limes

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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Grilling Time: 1 hour & 15 minutes


Step 1
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Set STOK grill to high heat and gather ingredients.

Step 2
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Open a can of beer and take a few sips and/or pour about 1/4 of it into the dish or pan. Set the can in the center of the dish.

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Add the sugar, salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and chili powder together in a small dish.

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Soften the butter in a small bowl, and add a pinch or two of the mix and stir.

Step 5
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Lift the skin of the chicken gently and rub the butter mixture all over the breast and thighs if you can reach them. Be careful not to rip the skin.

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Slice the limes into thin slices and put them underneath the skin. Try to fit as man as possible without them overlapping.

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Open the bottom of the chicken and place it on top of the beer can.

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Drizzle and brush olive oil over the outer part of the skin. Next use the remainder of the rub and cover completely.

Step 9
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Roast chicken on STOK grill for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Step 10
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Remove from grill, serve and enjoy!