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Beer Can Chicken Recipe

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Mickey’s Chicken Rub: - This is the seasoning that goes on before the can goes in.

1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon dried rosemary
1 teaspoon celery salt
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon sage

Magic Liquid in a Beer Can:
1 can
1/2 cup liquid (beer, pop, water, wine...)
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon anise seeds, crushed
1 teaspoon cracked peppercorns
juice of 2 limes

Mix rub well and coat all sides of the chicken, inside and out.

Let the seasoned chicken rest for a bit in the fridge as you mix up the...

Magic Liquid in a Beer Can

Use beer, pop, or drink the beer and use water. That's what I do.

Combine the ingredients and put 'em in the can.

Shove the can into the chicken's you know what, and get ready to grill!

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In Texas we call this "Beer in the Rear" Chicken. My seasonings are a little different each time, because I use whatever I have on hand. I have used beer, wine, orange juice or pineapple juice. It comes out super moist everytime. My family loves it.

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