1-12oz bottle of gf beer Rub of your choice 1 whole chicken
Prepare a grill. If using a gas grill, turn both sides of grill to high. If using a charcoal grill, heat coals until hot. Wash the chicken inside and out; pat dry. Empty a 16 or 24oz. can of gf soft drink or ice tea and rinse the can. With a hand held can opener, punch a few extra holes in the top of the can. Pour the beer into the can. Rub your favorite rub all over the chicken including inside the cavity. Pour about 2 Tablespoons rub mixture into the can. Slide the can inside the chicken cavity so that the chicken will stand upright. Carefully carry the chicken to the grill and place over indirect heat. If using a gas grill, place the chicken on the off side and turn the on side to medium. If using a charcoal grill, place chicken opposite coals. Close the grill lid. Chicken should cook for 2 hours or until internal temperature reaches 180 degrees F. Carefully remove chicken from the grill and remove can from chicken. Let chicken rest for 5 minutes then carve and serve. Your Beer Can Chicken will be delicious just as it is or you can serve it with gf barbecue sauce.
BBQ Poultry Rub Makes 3 cups Ingredients: 1/2 cup garlic salt 1/2 cup onion salt 1/2 cup maple sugar 1/2 cup can sugar 1/2 cup paprika 2 Tablespoons lemon pepper 2 Tablespoons minced garlic 2 Tablespoons lime zest 1 Tablespoon parsley flakes 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground anise 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Directions: Combine all ingredients together and mix well. Rub generously on chicken.