BBQ Beer Can Chicken


  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Kosher salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 8 ounces beer
  • 1 whole roasting chicken
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce
  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat
  2. In a large bowl mix together all spices and seasonings until combined and coat the chicken completely in the blend.
  3. Next, pour the beer into the canister and assemble the beer can chicken holder by placing the chicken’s open part of the carcass over top of the beer canister and place on a medium-high grill and roast for 60 minutes.
  4. With 20 minutes left in the cooking process baste the chicken on all sides with bbq sauce.
  5. Serve the chicken garnished with sliced red jalapeños, parsley and sliced green onions and with a side of bbq sauce.