What’s Beer Can Chicken, you inquire?! An entire chicken cooked upstanding with a container of brew as its base. The prize? Delicate, tumbling off-the-bone chicken that is clammy within, fresh outwardly.

Is it just me, or is lager can chicken a kid thing?

See, I grew up with four more youthful siblings, and on the off chance that you disclosed to them you planned to embed a half-alcoholic lager into the butt of a chicken and barbecue it, I figure they would really get keen on cooking.

Kidding aside, this is a splendid method to cook a chicken, on the flame broil or in the broiler. Indeed, the chicken looks fairly absurd on its brew can roost, secured with a spice rub and half-prepared to salute you.

However, listen to me. While the chicken is dry simmering outwardly, within is being washed with hot lager, keeping the chicken meat magnificently damp.


The outcome is delicate, tumbling off-the-bone meat, encased in pungent, herby, fresh skin.

What follows is a fundamental strategy for lager can chicken (otherwise called brew butt chicken for evident reasons).

We’re utilizing only some olive oil, salt, pepper, and thyme on the chicken, which we accept draws out the best in the chicken’s flavor. You can undoubtedly try different things with your preferred flavor rub, or even use wine or root lager rather than a standard brew.

Lager Can Chicken Recipe

Broiler Instructions: You can likewise cook a chicken this path in the stove. Simply place it as coordinated on an open half-filled jar of lager, sitting up, in a simmering skillet on the lower rack of your stove. Cook at 350°F until done (about an hour fifteen to 90 minutes for a 4 lb chicken).

For a liquor free form of this formula, simply fill a 16 ounces artisan container most of the way with chicken stock and use it rather than the lager.

You can likewise utilize an open jar of prepared beans (eliminate the name) rather than the lager. The chicken juices will run into and flavor the heated beans, which you would then be able to use as a side dish for the chicken.


             1 4-pound entire chicken

             2 tablespoons additional virgin olive oil or other vegetable oil

             1 opened, half-full container of lager, room temperature

             1 tablespoon legitimate salt or ocean salt

             2 tablespoons hacked new thyme leaves, or 1 Tbsp dried thyme

             1 tablespoon dark pepper


1 Prepare your flame broil for backhanded warmth: If you are utilizing charcoal, put the coals on one side of the barbecue, leaving another side liberated from coals. On the off chance that you are utilizing a gas flame broil, fire up just 50% of the burners.

2 Season the chicken, rub with oil: Remove neck and giblets from hole of chicken, if the chicken accompanied them. Blend the salt, pepper, and thyme in a little bowl, and rub it everywhere on the chicken. Rub the chicken done with olive oil.

4 Grill on aberrant warmth: Place the chicken on the cool side of the flame broil, utilizing the legs and brew can as a mount to help the chicken on the barbecue and keep it stable.

Spread the flame broil and leave. Try not to try and check the chicken for at any rate 60 minutes. Following 60 minutes, check the chicken and revive the coals if necessary (on the off chance that you are utilizing a charcoal flame broil).

Continue checking the chicken at regular intervals or somewhere in the vicinity, until a meat thermometer embedded into the thickest aspect of the thigh peruses 160°F – 165°F.

The absolute cooking time will differ contingent upon the size of your chicken, and the inward temperature of the flame broil. A 4 lb chicken will ordinarily take around 1/2 hours.

In the event that you don’t have a meat thermometer, an approach to tell if the chicken is done is to jab it profoundly with a blade (the thigh is a decent spot to do this), if the juices run clear, not pink, the chicken is finished.

5 Carefully move the chicken to a plate or container: I state “cautiously” on the grounds that the brew can, and the lager within it, is very hot. One approach to do this is to slide a metal spatula under the lower part of the lager can. Use utensils to hold the head of the chicken.

Lift the chicken, brew can even now inside, and move it to a plate. Let the chicken rest for 10 minutes. Cautiously lift the chicken off of the can. On the off chance that it stalls out, lay the chicken on its side, and pull out the can with utensils.

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