Monday, June 24, 2013

Chili-Lime Beer Can Chicken with Roast Veggies

This year for Father's Day the family and I decked out my dad's new grill with tools (since he melted all his old ones to the grill by accident this spring), gadgets and a variety of rubs. Among some of my favorite gifts were a Chicken Roaster and a Chili-Lime Rub. I used these to make a great beer can chicken the other night, its a classic grill favorite that everyone should try!

Ingredients:
  • One 4-5 lbs. Whole Chicken (giblets removed)
  • 1/4 C. Olive Oil
  • 1 Bottle Bud Light Lime (or any beer)
  • 5 Red Potatoes (quartered)
  • 1/2 bunch asparagus (woody ends removed)
  • 1 Lemon (sliced)
  • 1/4 Red Onion (diced)
  • 2 T. Lemon Juice
  • 3 T. Chili-Lime Rub
  • Salt/Pepper



Directions:
  1. Prepare grill for indirect heat over medium-high heat
  2. Rinse chicken inside and out and pat dry.
  3. Brush chicken with two tablespoons olive oil.
  4. Rub with Chili-Lime Rub
  5. Fill center piece of Chicken Roaster with beer. Or place beer can in center cavity of chicken.
  6. Place the chicken on roaster, with legs pointing down.
  7. Toss potatoes, asparagus, onions and lemon slices in olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  8. Place veggie combo minus the asparagus in roaster around chicken.
  9. Place on grill away from heat for 60 min.
  10. Add asparagus and grill another 10 min.


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