Can Can Chicken
A basic grilled 'beer can' chicken recipe using a salt-free seasoning blend.
1 whole chicken (4 to 5 pounds)
3 tablespoons Mrs. Dash Tomato Basil Garlic Seasoning Blend
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 filled can of beer
- Preheat grill to 450°F (230°C).
- Remove giblets and fat, then clean, wash and pat chicken dry. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon Mrs. Dash Tomato Basil Garlic Seasoning Blend inside body cavity. Rub chicken lightly with olive oil, then rub Mrs. Dash Tomato Basil Garlic all over outside of chicken.
- Hold chicken upright with opening of body cavity down, set chicken down onto half-full beer can. Place legs off to the side to form a tripod. Place over indirect heat onto grill. Close lid. Roast approximately 1 1/2 hours or until fully cooked and juices run clear.
- To serve: Hold can with potholder. Use tongs to remove chicken. Let stand 5 minutes before carving.
Makes 4 servings.
Tip: This recipe can also be prepared in oven at 450°F (230°C).
Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission. Photograph property of CooksRecipes.com; Copyright © 1999.