Beer Can Roasted Chicken
Serves: 4
  • 1 whole chicken
  • 1 can of beer, I used a big can of Guiness
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
For the rub
  • 1 tbsp dry oregano
  • 1 tbsp dry rosemary
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  1. Preheat oven to 425° F / 220° C. Place a roasting pan on a baking dish to prevent making a total mess of your oven.
  2. Mix all the rub ingredients together.
  3. Open the can of beer and pour about ΒΌ of it into the roasting pan and set the can of beer in the center of the roasting pan.
  4. Clean the chicken and remove any giblets if it has any and pat it dry with paper towels. Sprinkle over the rub and use your hands to give it a massage.
  5. Place the chicken upright over the beer can and drizzle the olive oil over.
  6. Bake in the oven for about 1 hour and 15 minutes or until golden and cooked through..
Recipe by CookingGlory at