Crabbie’s Ginger Beer Can Chicken

Crabbies Ginger Beer Can Chicken3


Serves: Four  



  • 2kg whole chicken   
  • 1 440ml can of Crabbie’s Original Alcoholic Ginger Beer  
  • 100ml BBQ sauce   
  • 1 chilli   
  • 1 shallot   


For the Rub   

  • 1tbs of Smoked Paprika   
  • 1tbs of 5 spice   
  • 1tbs of cayenne pepper   
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2 sprigs of thyme  



  • Mix the dry spices and thyme together, add lemon juice. Rub mixture on the chicken
  • Drink half the Crabbie’s Original Alcoholic Ginger Beer can or save for later
  • Place the chicken on top of the can (standing up) and put onto a baking tray. Put in the oven for 100 mins
  • Chop the chilli and shallot mix with BBQ sauce, put the glaze on the chicken and cook for another 15 mins until the glaze is sticky
  • Serve