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Video:How to Make Herbed White Wine Beer Can Chicken

with Gina Miller

Want to learn how to make delicious herbed white wine beer can chicken? Here, see tips and tricks for making herbed white wine beer can chicken.See Transcript

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Transcript:How to Make Herbed White Wine Beer Can Chicken

Hi I'm Gina Miller with About.com food making a traditional moist and delicious chicken in a very non traditional way. Herbed White Wine "Beer Can" ChickenThe trick here is we are using a beer, but replacing the beer with white wine, giving this chicken a unique flavor.

Ingredients for Herbed White Wine Beer Can Chicken

The Ingredients you will need are:

  • 1 whole chicken (4-5 pounds)
  • 1 12 ounce empty beer can or small mason jar
  • 6 ounces white wine
  • 1/4 cup Italian Dressing
  • 3 Tablespoons of Beer Can Spice (found in the spice isle at your market)

Making Herbed White Wine Beer Can Chicken

To prepare the chicken, clean chicken throughly inside and out. Remove the giblets and the neck and discard, and set the chicken aside.

Tips for Making Herbed White Wine Beer Can Chicken

Here is a tip: Be sure to Wash your hands with hot water and soap and all surfaces after touching any raw poultry.

More Instructions for Making Herbed White Wine Beer Can Chicken

To make the chicken rub, combine in a small mixing bowl the Italian dressing and the only 2 tablespoons of the beer can spice rub and stir briskly. Reserve 1 tablespoons of the dry beer can rub for the wine mixture to be used in the beer can. Apply the rub all over the chicken, including inside the cavity of bird. Cut the top off the beer can with a can opener or knife and discard the beer, and Pour the white wine into can and add the 1 tablespoons of the reserved rub and stir. This would be a good time to Preheat your grill to 250-300 degrees so it can be getting hot.

Now Place the bird over the beer can carefully then place it on the grill balanced by the can. Grill over indirect medium heat for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, with the lid down, or until internal temperature of thigh is 170 degrees F. Remove chicken when finished cooking and let sit (with the can still intact), for 10 minutes. Remove the beer can and discard, and place the chicken on a plater for carving.

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