Elfie's Ranch Beer Butt Chicken

Elfie's Ranch Beer Butt Chicken

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THOMAS ELLEFSON 0

"Beer can recipe using ranch dressing as a basting sauce. Really moist chicken. Drink half the can of beer and use the remainder for the recipe. It's summer, enjoy! You might even have time for another beer."

Ingredients

3 h 30 m servings 792 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 792 kcal
  • 40%
  • Fat:
  • 64.3 g
  • 99%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.8g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 42.2 g
  • 84%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 151 mg
  • 50%
  • Sodium:
  • 2768 mg
  • 111%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat grill for low heat and lightly oil the grate.
  2. Place beer can on a disposable aluminum baking sheet and set chicken upright onto the can, inserting can into cavity. Mix ranch salad dressing, onion, garlic salt, salt, and ground black pepper in a bowl. Paint the outside of chicken with ranch dressing mixture.
  3. Place chicken on the baking sheet on the preheated grill. As the chicken roasts, paint the skin several times with the ranch dressing mixture. Cook until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of a thigh, not touching bone, reads 180 degrees F (80 degrees C), about 3 hours.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the ranch dressing mixture. The actual amount consumed will vary.
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This was my first attempt at beer butt chicken, and hopefully someone will give it a better picture than I did. It was very moist and flavorful, and that came mostly from the beer--even though ...

Good, very good.