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Fall-Off-The-Bone Beer Can Chicken

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a very delicious moist crispy fall-off-the-bone chicken you could ever prepare."
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Ingredients

2 h 25 m servings 447 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Spoon garlic powder into beer in the can. Prop the chicken, butt-side down, onto the beer can so the can goes into the cavity. Place the chicken, with the can as a stand, into a large oven-proof skillet.
  3. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; add garlic and cook until butter starts bubbling, about 2 minutes. Remove garlic and discard.
  4. Inject chicken with the garlic-infused butter using a baster or injector until all areas are injected.
  5. Mix brown sugar, paprika, black pepper, and salt in a small bowl. Coat chicken with brown sugar mixture.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, about 2 hours. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh, near the bone should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the beer. The actual amount of the beer consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 447 calories; 28.6 g fat; 9.9 g carbohydrates; 35.2 g protein; 167 mg cholesterol; 478 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Great flavor! This is definitely a fall off the bone beer can chicken which makes it difficult to carve. Nonetheless it will be a repeat recipe.

Most helpful critical review

It was good and moist.I will make again, next time on grill instead of the oven

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Great flavor! This is definitely a fall off the bone beer can chicken which makes it difficult to carve. Nonetheless it will be a repeat recipe.

This was absolutely delicious. I didn't have an infuser, or a baster the first time I made it, so I just drizzled the melted garlic infused butter all over the bird, and then applied the rub. I...

Awesome! Flavor is great; chicken is tender and juicy. I didn't have an injector, so I loosened the skin on all sides and poured the butter mixture into it. Followed the rest of the recipe as wr...

Yes I will make it again, but I did substitute Sprite for the beer. I also saved the recipe for further use!

Instead of in the oven I put in on the grill with some cherry wood. Great recipe.

It was good and moist.I will make again, next time on grill instead of the oven

I thought this was a pretty yummy recipe. I found it had a bit more pepper flavor than my preference (1 tablespoon paprika, 1 tablespoon black pepper). I actually had a 4.5 lbs bird and my bir...