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5 from 7 votes

Beer Can Chicken

Beer Can Roasted Chicken – An amazing Roasted Chicken recipe that surpasses any rotisserie you can find! Made in the comfort of your home, this chicken hosts a simple blend of spices that will surely satisfy.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Total Time1 hr 35 mins
Course: Dinner, Grilling, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beer, chicken, roast
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 550kcal
Author: REMO


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 can beer any
  • 1 whole chicken

For the rub

  • 1 tbsp oregano dry
  • 1 tbsp rosemary dry
  • 1 tsp paprika smoked
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder


  • Preheat oven to 425° F / 220° C. Place a roasting pan on a baking dish to prevent making a total mess of your oven.
  • Mix all the rub ingredients together.
  • Open the can of beer and pour about ¼ of it into the roasting pan and set the can of beer in the center of the roasting pan.
  • 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.
  • Place the chicken upright over the beer can and drizzle the olive oil over.
  • Bake in the oven for about 1 hour and 15 minutes or until golden and cooked through.


Calories: 550kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 720mg | Potassium: 411mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 550IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 3mg