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Beer Can Chicken

01:15:00 8 servings, 1/8 recipe each
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8 servings, 1/8 recipe each

A barbecue favourite, beer can chicken becomes all the more delicious with the addition of DIANA Marinade and BBQ Sauce.

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  • Heat barbecue to medium-high heat.
  • Mix barbecue sauce, 1/4 cup beer and half the lemon zest until blended. Reserve remaining beer (still in can) for later use.
  • Mix marinade, fresh herbs, onions and remaining lemon zest until blended; rub evenly over chicken. Sprinkle with pepper.
  • Stack 2 disposable foil pans; place beer can in centre of pans. Stand chicken, tail end down, over beer can. Place on barbecue grate.
  • Grill 1 hour or until chicken is done (165ºF), brushing frequently with barbecue sauce mixture for the last 30 min. Remove from barbecue. Let stand 5 min. before carving and serving. Discard remaining beer in can.

Special Extra

Garnish chicken with fresh herbs, such as parsley and basil leaves, and/or an additional green onion, cut into strips.


Prepare using Diana Sauce Gourmet Chicken and Rib Barbecue Sauce.


Prepare using non-alcoholic beer.

How to Safely Lift Cooked Chicken Off Beer Can

Use 2 pairs of tongs to carefully lift the grilled chicken off the beer can to transfer it to the cutting board to carve to serve.


  • 8 servings, 1/8 recipe each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1/8 recipe each
Calories 320
% Daily Value
Total fat 16g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 90mg
Sodium 420mg
Carbohydrate 11g
Dietary fibre 0g
Sugars 8g
Protein 28g
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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