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A question about a recipe: Beer Can Chicken

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I have a question about the recipe "Beer Can Chicken " from Cara Nicoletti. I made one the other day..mmm was not done after slo cooking @2hours.that recipe [email protected] degrees. 2burner one side on.etc..what grill temperature do you use? Any comment helpful.

asked by jadams over 2 years ago
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Susan W

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added over 2 years ago

Hmm..the instructions call for 300-350 degrees for one hour. I would go.350-375 which is how I cook all my chicken on my gas grill. I actually just bought a chicken and beer today and will make this recipe.

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added over 2 years ago

Thank you.I didn't think the oven and gas grill were similar to the temp gauge..iassumed the temp instruction would be with the grill section. LOL

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Susan W

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added over 2 years ago

My grill has a temp guage in the lid, but I baked some lemon chicken in an enamel cast iron pan and had it sitting on a cast iron griddle so the pan wouldn't turn black. The chicken didn't brown like it does in my oven, so I have a feeling I need to go even higher temp. 350-375 directly on the grill is perfect.

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added over 2 years ago

I did place the beer chicken on a flat pan also..and it didn't turn a lovely brown either..my grilling will only get better..TY

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added over 2 years ago

I set half of my grill on high and put the chicken on the can on the other side (indirect grilling) I don't think it's necessary to do as a "slow cook". I love this recipe and make at least once a week.....good luck!!!!

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added over 2 years ago

I make these all of the time on my gas grill. I have 3 vertical burners. Leave the outside two on at medium high (375) and the middle one off. They turn out beautiful and brown!

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added over 2 years ago

Thank you! .mines a4 burner.had the middle off...here in Texas it's hot.even on low....that's why I tried a slow cookin style at low heat @280 like that other recipe stated....wasnt beautiful brown but was moist at most places..I was concerned about difference in thigh and breast temp..