Beer Can Chicken with Beer Salt

AuthorChristie
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Beer can chicken is even better when rubbed with beer salt. This recipe uses imperial stout salt for a malt finish with a kiss of fresh herbs.

Beer Can Chicken with Beer Salt

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time3 hrs 30 minsTotal Time3 hrs 40 mins

 1 chicken roaster
 1 bottle Guinness beer
 Garlic powder
 Onion powder
 Smoked paprika
 Fresh herbs (rosemary, sage, oregano, parsley)
 Vegetable oil

1

Empty a soda or beer can. Fill it with Guinness. Place the can in a beer can chicken roaster pan.

2

Rinse off the chicken. Pat it dry with paper towels. Sprinkle with the salt, garlic powder, onion powder and paprika. Place the chicken cavity over the can. Fill the can with stems of fresh herbs.

3

Heat the smoker to 225 degrees with hickory and apple wood, chips or pellets.

4

Grill for about 3 hours or until the thigh meat reaches 155 degrees.

5

Increase the grill heat to 325 degrees. Brush the bird with vegetable oil. Continue cooking until the skin gets crispy and the meat registers at 170 degrees.

6

Remove from the grill and enjoy right away.

Ingredients

 1 chicken roaster
 1 bottle Guinness beer
 Garlic powder
 Onion powder
 Smoked paprika
 Fresh herbs (rosemary, sage, oregano, parsley)
 Vegetable oil

Directions

1

Empty a soda or beer can. Fill it with Guinness. Place the can in a beer can chicken roaster pan.

2

Rinse off the chicken. Pat it dry with paper towels. Sprinkle with the salt, garlic powder, onion powder and paprika. Place the chicken cavity over the can. Fill the can with stems of fresh herbs.

3

Heat the smoker to 225 degrees with hickory and apple wood, chips or pellets.

4

Grill for about 3 hours or until the thigh meat reaches 155 degrees.

5

Increase the grill heat to 325 degrees. Brush the bird with vegetable oil. Continue cooking until the skin gets crispy and the meat registers at 170 degrees.

6

Remove from the grill and enjoy right away.

Beer Can Chicken with Beer Salt
2017-11-03T13:07:08+00:00

About the Author:

I love to cook outdoors. Give me a smoker, a grill or even a campfire, and I’ll serve you up a meal you won’t forget.

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