Beer can chicken with mustard

Beer can chicken with mustard


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About this recipe: A super-tasting chicken cooked on the barbecue. A whole chicken is rubbed with mustard and cooked with a partially empty can of beer inserted into its cavity.

The Freemans

Makes: 1 whole chicken

  • 1 (1.35kg) whole chicken
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 250g Dijon mustard
  • 1 (440ml) can beer
  • 125ml Italian salad dressing

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

  1. Preheat barbecue for medium heat.
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper to taste. Coat with mustard.
  3. Pour 3/4 of the beer out of the can and refill with Italian salad dressing. Place can on a disposable baking tray. Set chicken on beer can (it acts as a stand), inserting can into cavity of the chicken.
  4. Place baking tray with beer and chicken on the preheated barbecue. Cover and cook about 1 hour, until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.

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