Beer can Chicken on the Braai. Its Summer time; that means the weather is perfect for a braai! Does a beer make any difference when doing a beer can chicken? I say it doesn't. but hear what my buddies/judges have to say.
The beer reacts with the chicken making the skin nice and crispy while the meat remains juicy. Recipe from Weber's Big Book of Grilling™ by Jamie Purviance and Sandra S. Carefully balance the chicken on its two legs and the can. You can cook Beer can Chicken on the Braai using 10 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Beer can Chicken on the Braai
- It’s 1 of whole chicken.
- You need 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds.
- You need 1 teaspoon of fennel seeds.
- It’s 1 teaspoon of paprika.
- Prepare 1 teaspoon of brown sugar.
- It’s 1 teaspoon of chilli powder.
- You need 1 can of beer.
- Prepare of Salt.
- Prepare of Pepper.
- Prepare of Olive oil.
This chicken is best done on a Weber, but can also be done on an open fire. Mix the honey, soya sauce, ginger and mustard together and cover the Drink half of the beer and place the chicken on top it, standing up on the coals. Close the lid of the Weber and braai over a medium to high heat for. Once your braai is hot and ready, place the infusion cap in the neck cavity and set the poultry roaster on the cooking grate in the centre of your Weber.
Beer can Chicken on the Braai step by step
- Grind the fennel and cumin seeds in a pestle and mortar adding the other dry ingredients to create a dry rub.
- Coat the chicken with some oil and rub on the spice mix..
- Once the braai (bbq) is ready place half a can of larger on the stand and place the chicken on top. Cook for between 1 hour and 10 minutes to 1 hour and a half. Once cooked remove and allow to rest before serving..
Close the lid of your Weber. Yes, the chicken looks rather ridiculous on its beer can perch, covered with an herb rub and half-ready to salute you. While the chicken is dry roasting on the outside, the inside is being bathed with steamy beer, keeping the chicken meat wonderfully moist. Beer can chicken on the grill is a such a popular recipe for good reason, and you just have to give it a try. Oil the grates and carefully transfer the chicken to the center of the grill, standing it up on the grates so the wings face the coals.