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Memphis Style Beer Can Chicken

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You can never have too many beer can chicken recipes. This is another delicious recipe for you to try.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes

Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 whole chicken, about 4 pounds
  • 1 12 ounce can of beer, room temperature
  • For rub:
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Preparation:

Combine all rub ingredients in a small mixing bowl. Set aside. Remove giblets and the neck from chicken. Sprinkle all over with rub, including cavity. Open can of beer and discard half of it. Make sure to pierce two more holes on the top of beer can. Place chicken on top of can. Preheat grill. Place birds grill balanced by the beer cans. Grill over indirect medium heat for 1 1/2 hours or until internal temperature of thigh is 180 degrees. Remove chicken when finished cooking and let sit (with beer can still intact), for 10 minutes before carving.
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