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Beer Can Chicken with Honey, Lime & Sriracha Glaze


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  • 1 can of beer (half full)
  • 1 whole chicken about 6 pounds
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons Sriracha (Rooster Sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lime


Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 130mins


Step 1

Prepare chicken
Remove giblets and pat chicken dry with paper towel
Place chicken over can of beer secured in a beer can roasting pan
Heat one side of grill to 400 degrees. Place chicken on side of grill over indirect heat and close lid
Prepare the glaze
Whisk together honey, Sriracha, salt and the juice of one lime until fully incorporated
Baste chicken with glaze while grilling (every 20 to 30 minutes) until glaze is gone.
Rotate chicken as needed to cook evenly. Cook chicken approximately 20 minutes per pound or to an internal temperature of 180 degrees
Turn off the heat and let chicken rest on grill for 15 minutes. Remove chicken from grill and allow to rest for a few more minutes before carefully removing chicken from beer can roasting pan to a cutting board. Cut and serve with sides of choice.

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