Crabbie’s Ginger Beer can chicken

Crabbies Ginger beer can chicken


For the chicken

  • 4.5 lb whole chicken
  • 15 fl oz Can of Crabbie’s Original Alcoholic Ginger Beer
  • 3.5 fl oz BBQ sauce
  • 1 chilli
  • 1 shallot

For the Rub

  • 1/16 cup smoked paprika
  • 1/16 cup five spice
  • 1/16 cup 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