Beer Can Chicken

Beer Can Chicken

Pop open a cold one for you and for your chicken. You won't believe how juicy this bird is.

1 hr 10 min Prep: 10 min Cook: 1 hr
Serves: 4 Save

Ingredients (8)

  • 1 Whole Chicken, 3-4lb
  • ¼ cup Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 12 oz Beer
  • 1 Rosemary Bunch
  • 1 Thyme Bunch
  • 1 Marjoram Bunch


  1. Prepare grill.
  2. Rinse chicken with cool water. Pat dry. Rub skin with olive oil. Sprinkle salt, pepper and herbs inside and out.
  3. 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.