Beer Chicken

Beer Chicken


"Harold will eat anything but only drinks Budweiser™. I discovered cooking with beer when he spent all our grocery money on it one week. Anyway, it's quick and easy and you can substitute chicken with anything."


45 m servings 335 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 335 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 8.7 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.5g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 42.7 g
  • 85%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 134 mg
  • 45%
  • Sodium:
  • 129 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place the chicken drumsticks in a 9x13 baking dish. Season with rosemary, salt and pepper. Pour the beers in with the chicken.
  3. Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, until the chicken is browned and meat slides off the bone easily. Just you wait! You are going to love it!
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  1. 22 Ratings


Not the best chicken I have ever tasted. You don't need to use 2 cans of beer. One can is sufficient. The herbs and spices float off the chicken while cooking so it mostly tastes like beer. ...

Very juicy chicken, but not much flavor to it. Don't need so much beer. I probably won't make this again.

There are better recipes but AgnusPillsbury's profile gets 5 stars!

I'm pretty sure this recipe and profile is a joke...rating is for profile, not chicken!

I prepared this recipe for a family gathering and everyone liked it, though my brother asked if I had any beer left over for drinking and my step-father said it was a waste of beer. It didn't ha...

I give this 4 stars but only because I tweak it. Puncture chicken and marinate chicken in beer, salt and pepper overnight in the refrigerator. Rub with rosemary, parseley thyme, and cloves, and ...

I know there have been some jokes about this recipe but it WAS really good! It is a little hard to get it browned b/c of the beer bath but if you put it under the broiler for a few mins, that s...

although i question the validity of this womans profile and claims, i have to say that cooking chicken in beer is indeed very good if done correctly. try using fresh sprigs of rosemary stuffed ...

This recipe is somewhat similar to how my husband made our Thanksgiving turkey this past year, though it wasn't quite as good. I would make it again, but I'm going to try some variations. I th...