Twist-up the traditional beer can chicken with this Asian Drunken Chicken Recipe. Learn how to make a delicious Asian marinade!
Prep Time: 30minutes
Cook Time: 1hour30minutes
Total Time: 2hours30minutes
1can of Sapporo or Asian beer
2tablespoonsof minced fresh ginger
2finely minced cloves of garlic
4tablespoonsof brown sugar
zest of 2 lemons
juice of 2 lemons
2teaspoonsof fish sauce
1cupof soy sauce
Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
In a large bowl whisk together half of the ginger, garlic, brown sugar, mirin, lemon zest, lemon juice, fish sauce, and soy sauce until combined. Next, place the whole chicken into the mixture and completely coat it on all sides. Place in the refrigerator and marinate for at least 30 minutes. Every few minutes baste the marinating chicken with the remaining liquid in the bowl.
Next, in a separate bowl whisk together the remaining marinating ingredients and set aside.
Once the chicken is done marinating, discard the remaining marinade and season it on all sides, and in the cavity, and place the opening of the chicken on the can of opened, and half poured out Sapporo beer.
Next, set the drunken chicken onto a cast iron skillet and place it on the grill on 300° to 350° and cook for 70 to 90 minutes or until golden brown and cooked throughout.
Continually base the chicken with the leftover marinade mixture in the separate bowl.