You are here: Home » Recipes » Beer Can Chicken Beer Can Chicken Recipe by RelishKitchen Tested Yield 4 servings Prep 10 mins Cook 60 mins Pop open a cold one for you and for your chicken. You won't believe how juicy this bird is. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Ingredients Aluminum foil1 (3 1/2-pound) chicken1/4 cup Olive oil2 teaspoons coarse salt1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1 (12-ounce) can beer (any brand)0 Fresh rosemary, thyme, and marjoram, finely chopped Instructions Prepare grill. Rinse chicken with cool water. Pat dry. Rub skin with olive oil. Sprinkle salt, pepper and herbs inside and out. Open can of beer, take a big swallow or pour out 1 ounce. Add more fresh herbs to can of beer. Slide chicken over can of beer. Stand beer can on a small baking sheet. Place baking sheet on grill rack. Close grill and cook until juices run clear and chicken is done, about 1 hour. The internal temperature should be about 165F. —Recipe courtesy of Coon Rock Farm, Hillsborough, N.C.