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Roasted Beer Can Chicken

Traeger Kitchen


Roasted Beer Can Chicken

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours

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Pellets

Mesquite

Brew up some major flavor. All it takes is our Chicken Rub, a can of beer, and some Traeger mesquite heat for moist & tender poultry perfection.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

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    Steps

    • 1

      Tuck the wing tips back and truss the chicken legs together. Season chicken generously with Traeger Chicken Rub, including the cavity.
    • 2

      Open the can of beer and set the chicken on top of the beer. Make sure all but the bottom 1-1/2” of the beer can is in the cavity of the chicken.
    • 3

      When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 350℉ (175 C) and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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      Grill350˚
    • 4

      Place chicken on a sheet tray and place directly on the grill grate. Cook for 60-75 minutes or until the internal temperature registers 165℉ (75 C) in the thickest part of the breast.
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      Grill350˚
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    • 5

      Remove from the grill and let rest 5-10 minutes before carving. Serve. Enjoy!

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