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jodie's drunk chicken

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
JoSele Swopes

Grab a chicken and a beer, a roost and your spice..This is great on the grill or in the oven....Either way you will enjoy this....It is so moist and taste s good

(3 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For jodie's drunk chicken

  • 3 1/2 lb
    whole fresh fryer or roasting chicken
  • 1/2 can
    budweiser™ beer
  • 1
    roost (stand for roasting)
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1 Tbsp
    pomegranite glaze
  • 2 Tbsp
    garlic, minced (divide)
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    montreal chicken seasoning
  • 1 pinch
    rosemary sprigs (crushed)
  • olive spray (light)
  • 1 Tbsp
    liquid smoke flavoring (your favorite)

How To Make jodie's drunk chicken

  • 1
    Wash beer cans. Wash roost. Spray roost with food spray - helps with cleanup. Open beer cans, remove 1/2 contents - leaving 6 ounces or half. Insert can in roost. Arrange with hole facing handle.
  • 2
    Put 1 tablespoon of minced garlic in beer can. Foam is OK.
  • 3
    Clean chickens thoroughly, inside and out. Remove unwanted parts. Pat dry with paper towel... Apply olive oil to chicken. Thin coating all over.
  • 4
    Rub chicken with Montreal seasoning and rosemary... Place chicken cavity over beer can. Press down firmly. Chickens should be straight up, facing handle. Cross legs over roost rail.
  • 5
    Put remainder of garlic, pomegranate glaze,butter, liquid smoke into small sauce pan stir while butter melts..Baste chicken while cooking.
  • 6
    You may cook on Grill or in oven..... Cook two (2) hours at 350*, or until done - 180* in breast and thigh. Use meat thermometer to test doneness. Do not under cook! When done, leave chickens on roost, put roost on platter. Carve and serve directly from roost.

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