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Can Can Chicken

Can Can ChickenA basic grilled 'beer can' chicken recipe using a salt-free seasoning blend.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat grill to 450°F (230°C).
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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; Copyright © 1999.