Photo of Beer Can Chicken by Hunter's Mom 2008. Remove the chicken from the grill and discard the beer can.. Citrus flavor adds zest to roasted chicken!
Cook the chicken over medium-high, indirect heat (i.e. no coals or burners on directly under the bird), with the grill cover on, for approximately 1 1/4 hours or until the internal temperature registers 165 degrees F in the breast area and 180 degrees F in the thigh, or until the thigh juice runs clear when stabbed.
Pour out 1/4 of the beer and sit the chicken on top of the beer can. Place the chicken in the center of the hot grill and cover. Cook the chicken for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, or until an instant-read thermometer registers 165 degrees F. Once cooked, cover loosely with foil and let rest for 10 minutes before carving.
There's quite a bit of lore surrounding beer-can chicken, and for good reason. Just look at. The can props the chicken up, so it roasts evenly--no scorching, no flipping,. Place can, with chicken, on grill over indirect heat (and above drip pan
Place cavity of chicken, legs pointing down, onto open can so that it supports chicken upright. Place can, with chicken, on grill over indirect heat (and above drip pan). Grill chicken, covered, until cooked through and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of thigh registers 165Â°F, 45-60 minutes.
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The can supports the chicken so it stands upright, allowing the bird to roast evenly while you sit back and enjoy a beer of your own. Watch: How to Make Grilled .