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Todays First Beer Can Chicken

post #1 of 15
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So I smoked a chicken using the beer can chicken method; however, I also injected the chicken with Texas-Hunters recipe for Spicy Smoked Paprika Butter(http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/for...Paprika+Butter)...... Long smoke at 225 for a little bird, but wow did it come out juicy and full of flavor. A must do for everyone, I am beside myself tonight with the results...

post #2 of 15
Looks like someone had the smoking bug today (saw your other post with the pork centerloin). Nice job on the chicken. What type of beer did you use?
post #3 of 15
nice looking bird-and as far as beer in the but I don't think it matters.I love that way of cooking yard birds.
post #4 of 15
Good point Desertlites - I just did a search on what types of beer is best for smoking with different types of meat, and found a good link that didn't really list a preference.
post #5 of 15
Great looking yard bird...Some people dont use beer at all, just put your favorite concoction into the can and cook away. PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #6 of 15
Nice lookin bird! If ya don't wan't beer (can't beleive I just said that) you can use cola or most any other soda as well.
post #7 of 15
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I'll stick with the beer!!! Today I used Coors Light because that was all I had in a can!
post #8 of 15
great looking bird.............Good job.........
post #9 of 15
Nice! I'll have to try one sitting up PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif.
post #10 of 15
Very nice, hope it taste half as good as it looks.
post #11 of 15
Looks great. About how long does it take for the chicken. I am going to do my first chicken this weekend along with a brisket and a fattie or 2
post #12 of 15
Good looking bird PotatoC.PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #13 of 15
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It took me about 40 minutes a pound and smoked around 225
post #14 of 15
I bought two bird/can holders like you got there and plan on putting 'em to use this weekend. I will have to try the jazzed up butter recipe, that does sound tasty! Any tricks on making the outside crispy, besides plain ole' smoking? (Newbie here)
post #15 of 15
Looks great. Keep up the good smokes
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