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Texas Dunken Chicken Aka Up The Bum Chicken

Type of Dish: Main
Prep Time:
10 min
Marinating Time:
Cooking Time:
80 min
Primary Ingredient:
Best Suited for: Lazy Sundays

Goes Well With


  • 1
    medium, organic free range
  • 3
    Aussiebarbie.com.au Spice Rub
    find details this spice rub using the recipe search
  • 1
    Sea Salt
  • 1
    you can pick which type ;)


  • 1 Trim the chicken of the excess fat they leave on the ends of the breast, folded inside the cavity to increase the weight,
  • 2 Season the chicken inside and out with the spice mix and salt and stand the chicken legs down, wings up on the beer can in a small baking dish.
  • 3 Important: Make sure the beer can is open, or you are in all sorts of trouble!
  • 4 Place the baking dish in the middle of your barbecue with indirect heat on both sides.
  • 5 Close the lid and cook for about 70 or 80 minutes.
  • 6 Check that it is cooked by poking the point of a sharp knife into the thickest part of the leg and thigh- if there is no trace of pink it should be cooked.
  • 7 Rest loosely covered for ten minutes, then joint or carve. Discard the beer.

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