Fire up the grill! This Beer Can Chicken comes out perfectly cooked and super tender. Seasoned with a host of spices, it’s such a delicious and fun BBQ dish!

what you need:


onion powder

kosher salt

garlic powder

fresh herbs

ground black pepper

olive oil

whole chicken


Combine the paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and herbs in a small dish.

Rub the olive oil and seasoning all over the chicken.


Set the chicken over the can of beer, so the chicken is sitting upright. Place the chicken onto the grill, grilling over indirect heat and ensuring the burners directly under the chicken are turned off.


Remove the chicken from the grill, loosely cover it in tin foil, and let it rest for 10-15 minutes before slicing.


Serve beer can chicken with mashed potatoes and grilled veggies to make a complete meal.

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