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Sweetest Honey-Glazed Grilled Chicken
Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
1 hour and 45 minutes
6 servings

1 (4 to 5 pounds) H-E-B Natural Whole Chicken

1½ Tbsp. kosher salt

1 Tbsp. Hill Country Fare Baking Soda

1 (12 oz.) can beer

* Glaze:

1 tsp. Hill Country Fare Cornstarch

½ c. H-E-B Texas Wildflower Honey

½ c. H-E-B More Fruit Spread, apricot, pineapple, peach,or mango peach

¼ c. H-E-B Red or White Wine Vinegar

2 Tbsp. H-E-B Unsalted Butter

2 Tbsp. H-E-B Dijon Mustard


Place chicken on cutting surface, back side up, and pierce 6 times wi
th a metalskewer. Turn over and pierce breast and thighs 10 to 14 time
s. (These holes willallow fat to drain during roasting.) Use handle of
large spoon to separate skin from chicken’s breast, thighs, and back
(to allow fat to drain).
Combine salt and baking soda and rub onto chicken. (This rub will prod
uce crispier skin with less fat.) Tuck wing tips under chicken.
Discard half of the beer. Place half-filled beer can in a beer can roa
sting rack.Set chicken, cavity side down, on top of beer can. Cover ch
icken with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to grill.
Heat charcoal or gas grill to medium-low heat (325°F). Set prepared ch
icken on indirect-heat side of grill, cover, and roast for 1 hour and
15 minutes, rotating once (internal temperature of breast should reach
While chicken is roasting, combine cornstarch and 1 tablespoon of wat
er in small cup and set aside. Combine remaining glaze ingredients in
saucepan and heat on medium low until glaze begins to bubble; cook for
30 minutes to reduce to ¾ cup. Stir cornstarch mixture again and add
to simmering glaze.
Once chicken breast temperature reaches 140°F, brush with glaze and c
ontinue to roast with grill lid closed for 30 minutes, checking every
15 minutes to make sure glaze doesn’t burn. Remove chicken from grill
when internal temperature reaches 165°F. Place roasted chicken on serv
ing platter and brush liberally with remaining glaze, cover loosely wi
th foil, and allow to rest for 20 minutes. Sweetest Honey–Glazed Grill
ed Chicken.

Nutritional Information

No Nutritional Information Available


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