Dinner: Beer Butt Chicken

Here’s a great roast chicken recipe, seriously it’s the only one you will ever need. Juicy and flavorful and not much fuss.

im going to keep it quick so as not to complicate this easy one.

coat inside and out of a whole chicken with about 3/4 cup salt, set in fridge for 1-2 hours


Next, rinse salt off and coat chicken with a mixture of garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder and salt. No need to measure just pour into a little bowl and mix. I used garlic salt and only a tiny bit of salt and a little chili powder so the little ones would still be able to enjoy some krispy skin 😊


Once your chicken is coated in seasoning seat her nicely on a can of beer that is half empty, any kind will do. Your chicken should be sitting with its legs making a sort of tripod to keep it from falling over mid cooking. Tuck her wings so she looks like she’s mad at you 😉 (and so they don’t burn). There she’s all ready to go. Set your oven rack to the lowest so she has room to stand up in there.


Bake at 350 for 1 hour and 15 minutes or till its 165 in the thickest part. Usually no more than an hour and twenty min.


Now if you could only smell how great this thing is!! Let it set for 10 minutes so the juices settle before cutting into it.

tonight we also had baby carrots cooked with a little butter, water, maple syrup, cinnamon and cloves and Brusselsprouts sautéed in leftover bacon grease 😊 (those were the best!).


My good lighting was gone by the time we ate😳

tomorrow I’m boiling down what remains of our roast and making a chicken soup.

i hope you try this and that your children and loved ones fight over the skin and juicy meat and clamor for seconds and thirds like mine do😊



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