Drunken Chicken


This is a strange but wonderful recipe. Grill chicken with beer until the juices run clear!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
5 servings


  • 1 (3 pound) whole chicken

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 cup Dijon-style prepared mustard

  • 8 fluid ounces beer

  • ½ cup Italian-style salad dressing


  1. Prepare an outdoor grill for medium heat.

  2. Rinse chicken and pat dry. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Coat with mustard.

  3. Pour half of beer out of can and refill with Italian style dressing. Place can on a disposable baking sheet. Set chicken on beer can (it acts as a stand), inserting can into cavity of the chicken.

  4. Place baking sheet with beer and chicken on the preheated grill. Cover, and cook about 1 hour, until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

725 Calories
48g Fat
14g Carbs
51g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 725
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 48g 61%
Saturated Fat 13g 64%
Cholesterol 204mg 68%
Sodium 1781mg 77%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 51g
Vitamin C 4mg 22%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 539mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.