Been Can Roasted Chicken. Fit whole chicken over the open beer can with the legs on the bottom. With the breast of the chicken facing you, use a paring knife to cut a small slit on each side and press the tip of each wing into the slit to encourage even cooking. Oven Instructions: You can also roast a chicken this way in the oven.
This came from How To Make An Oven-Roasted Beer can Chicken. I have not tried this, posting for safe keeping. Use a vertical roaster or a beer or soda can for this tasty roasted chicken. You can cook Been Can Roasted Chicken using 12 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Been Can Roasted Chicken
- You need 1 of chicken whole.
- Prepare 12 oz of beer can, I used Tiger White (the only beer I have at home at that moment).
- Prepare 3 tbsp of olive oil.
- It’s of sweet potatoes, pumpkin, carrots, purple sweet potatoes, corn.
- You need of For the rub:.
- Prepare 1 tbsp of brown sugar packed.
- Prepare 1 tbsp of tarragon dried.
- It’s 1 tsp of salt.
- You need 1 tsp of black pepper.
- You need 1 tbsp of smoked paprika.
- You need 1 tsp of garlic powder.
- It’s 1/2 tsp of chili powder (omit this one as my youngest son doesn't really like spicy food).
If you don't use a vertical roaster, balance the chicken carefully on the can so the two legs and the can act as a "tripod." The beer, juice, or soda help keep the chicken juicy and flavorful. Novelty aside, beer can chicken is the best, easiest way to cook a whole chicken on the grill without any special equipment. The beer from the can steams the chicken, resulting in a perfectly-cooked whole chicken — burnished to mahogany perfection — no flipping, rotisserie, or special pan required. I think roast chicken is best savory, with an herbal rub.
Been Can Roasted Chicken step by step
- Preheat oven to 425 F /218 degrees. Place a roasting pan on a baking dish to prevent making a total mess of your oven..
- Mix all the rub ingredients together..
- Open the can of beer and drink about 1/4 of it. Set the can of beer in the center of the roasting pan..
- Clean the chicken and remove any giblets if it has any and pat it dry with paper towels. This is important step as if the chicken is dry, you will get crispy skin. Yum….
- Sprinkle over the rub and use your hands to massage all the rub into all the nooks and crannies..
- Place the chicken upright over the beer can and drizzle the olive oil over the chicken. Arrange your veggies at the bottom of your pan. Sprinkle some salt, pepper, any herbs you like and drizzle with some olive oil..
- Bake in the oven for about 1 hour and 15 minutes or until golden and cooked through. To check to see if it's done, insert a knife into the thickest part of the thigh, and the juices should run clear. Cover the top part of the chicken if the skin burnt but the chicken is not cooked yet.Pls note that baking time could vary since every oven is different..
- Serve the chicken with roasted veggies..
The whole process can be dangerous. If you use just a plain old beer can, no fancy gadget, getting Blonder likes vertical roasting on the indirect side. "The one thing beer can chicken gets right is vertical roasting. This Beer Can Chicken is incredibly delicious, juicy and moist. This chicken is perfectly seasoned with herbs and spices and baked to a crispy perfection. Beer can chicken (also known as chicken on a throne, beer butt chicken, Coq au can, dancing chicken and drunken chicken) is a barbecued chicken dish and method of indirect grilling using a partially-filled can of beer that is placed in the chicken's cavity prior to cooking.