80 mins 80 mins
6 people 6 people
Medium Medium
Indulge in the irresistible flavor of Beer Infused Barbeque Chicken, cooked to perfection in the AEG 90cm AirFry Oven by Chef Nti Ramaboa! This mouthwatering recipe features a homemade spice rub that adds a burst of flavor to a juicy whole chicken, cooked upright with a half-filled can of beer. Basted with barbecue sauce for a smoky and tangy glaze, this dish is a crowd-pleaser at any barbecue or gathering. Check out the simple steps and ingredients below and get ready to impress your taste buds!
Barbeque Chicken
Spice Rub:​
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dried tarragon
  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • >2 kg whole chicken, gizzards removed
  • 1 can regular beer
  • ½ cup barbecue sauce​

1. In a medium bowl, add the brown sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, mustard powder, smoked paprika, pepper, tarragon, and salt and stir to combine. Use half of the spice rub to season the entire chicken. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

2. Preheat the grill to 190°C.

3. Remove the chicken from the fridge and season with the remaining spice rub. Pour out half the can of beer. Place the half-filled can in the chicken cavity and stand it upright.

4. Grill the chicken for 30-40 minutes. Baste the chicken with barbecue sauce and cook for another 10-15 minutes, until the internal temperature reaches 75°C.

5. Remove chicken from the grill and let rest for 15 minutes before carving.

6. Serve and enjoy!

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