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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 232 g
(Approx. 6 Servings)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 340 Calories From Fat 170
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18 g 28%
Saturated Fat 5 g 25%
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 105 mg 35%
Sodium 480 mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 4 g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0 g 0%
Sugars 2 g
Protein 34 g
Vitamin A 2% Iron 10%
Vitamin C 4% Calcium 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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Texas Original Beer-Can Chicken

Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
2 hours
Total Time
2 h 25 m
6  People


Recipe makes 6 Servings

3 1/2 Lb whole chicken
2 Tsp chicken fajita seasoning
12 Oz beer
1 cup(s) white onion, diced
1 garlic, peeled and minced
1/2 cup(s) sliced jalapeño, juice only
1 Wire Folding Chicken Rack
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Season the chicken inside and out with the fajita seasoning and set aside.
Empty out one half of the beer and fill the beer can with the chopped onion and garlic.
Add jalapeño juice to the beer can with the onion mixture.
Place the filled beer can into chicken rack.
Set the chicken, cavity side down, on top of beer can.
Prepare charcoal or gas grill to 350°F.
Place the prepared chicken on beer can holder over the indirect heat side of the grill.
Grill the chicken for 2 hours or until fully cooked with an internal temperature from the thickest part of the thigh of 180°F.
Carefully remove the chicken and can holder from the grill and allow to set for 10 minutes.
Remove the chicken from the can and place on a cutting surface and slice.
Empty the can contents, onions and juice, over the cut chicken pieces.



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