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margarita beer can chicken

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal
Buffalo, NY

Love these beer can chickens, I have even used soda. All the hype about these margarita beers (sooo good) Had to give this a try! Enjoy!!

(2 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Grill

Ingredients For margarita beer can chicken

  • 1
    whole chicken (approx. 5lbs)
  • 2
    limes zested and juiced
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh cilantra
  • 4
    grated garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil
  • 1 can
    lime beer or lime a rita

How To Make margarita beer can chicken

  • 1
    Remove from cavity livers and neck. Rinse and pat dry chicken.
  • 2
    Add next 7 ingredients to make marinade. Place chicken in marinade,cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours.
  • 3
    Make sure your grill reaches 400 degrees. Remove chicken from marinade, add extra s&p to chicken,open beer remove half beer. Place chicken on can of beer. Place on grill, turn burner under chicken on low, and close lid. Cook for about hour til thermometor on chicken reads 160 degrees. Let rest for 15mins before carving! Enjoy!

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