Monday, April 7, 2008

Beer Bum Chicken

(and Red Potatoes)
This recipe isn’t any different that most beer butt recipes it’s just the one I tried and it turned out delicious, So I guess it worked!…If you don’t already have someone else’s recipe, try this!

Ingredients and Recommened Brands if Available
1 Whole Roasting Chicken - Approx. 4 lbs.
8 Medium Red Skin Potatoes
4 Garlic Cloves (sliced thin)
1/3 stick Butter (NOT Margarine)
Salt and Garlic Pepper (for potatoes)
1 oz. Mrs. Dash Grilling Blends-Chicken or YOUR FAVORITE RUB
½ can Beer, About what is left in those six empty cans total.

Preparation and Cooking Directions
-Preheat BGE to 300 degrees
-Soften butter in microwave and spread over entire surface of chicken
-Apply spice (Rub) inside and out
-Using your favorite beer can chicken cooking device set it up and add the ½ can of beer
-Place Chicken on the holder, add potatoes (seasoned to taste with Salt and Pepper, Rub, Garlic, etc.)
-Place on Grill and insert meat thermometer into thickest part of the thigh
-Let cook until the temperature reaches 180 degrees (somewhere around 2 hours)
-Remove and let rest (watch that can and rack, it will be HOT!), slice and serve.