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  • 12 oz. can beer - cup off top with a can opener
  • 1/2 cup real butter
  • 4 cloves garlic - crushed
  • melted real butter OR olive oil - for brushing
  • 1 whole roasting chicken - rinsed, patted dry with paper towels
  • Rosemary branches


  • Pour about 1/4 of the can of beer into a 9" X 9" X 2" baking pan; place 1/2 cup butter in the pan; set aside.
  • Place garlic in the beer can; brush beer can with butter/oil; set aside.
  • Brush chicken with butter/oil, then cover with rosemary branches.
  • Slide the chicken over the beer can so the can is inside the cavity of the bird.
  • Place the chicken, with the beer can and bird upright, in the prepared pan and place the pan on the grate of a grill.
  • Cover grill and cook chicken over low heat until juices run clear when pierced with a fork or internal temperature reaches 170 degrees.

Categories: Broil/Grill  Main Dish  Poultry 
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