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Spicy drunken chicken or Bloody Mary chicken.

David Henderson
David Henderson Posts: 2
edited November -1 in Poultry


• 6-8 Cup water• 2 Tbs cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes
• &#189-&#190 Cup kosher or sea salt. Iodine free..• 1 Tbs black pepper
• &#189 Cup brown sugar• 1 Tbs seasoned salt
• 2 tsp cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes• 1 Tbs garlic powder
• 4 Dash tobassco sauce-to taste or preference• 1 can beer can 3/4 full beer- mixed with V-8 or bloody mary mix
• 2 Cup Bloody Mary mix or hot and spicy V-8 vegetable juice
• 1 3 to 4 lb fryer or roasting chicken


6 to 8 cups water.
&#189 cup kosher or &#190 sea salt. Do not use iodine containg salt.
&#189 cup brown sugar.
1 to 2 tsp cayenne pepper red pepper flakes.
1 to 2 cups of Bloody mary mix. Regular or extra hot,or use same
amount of spicy V-8.
Bring water to boil and then add salt,sugar, pepper and mix and heat until disolved. Remove from heat.
Then allow to cool down and then chill in refrigerator. Then add bloody mary mix or spicy V-8.
3-4 pound fryer or roasting chicken.
Place 1 chicken into 1 gallon zip lock freezer bag. Fill bag with brine mixture. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 8 hours. Upon removing chicken from refrigerator, drain the brine from bag and rewrap chicken in foil or plastic wrap and place back into refrigerator for around 6 hours.

Mix the following spices together to make a dry rub.
1-2 tbl sp red pepper flakes or cayenne pepper.
1 tbl sp seasoning salt.
1 tbl sp black pepper
1 tbl sp garlic powder

Remove chicken from refrigerator and plastic wrap and place on plate or pan. Season chicken all over outside and inside with dry rub.

Heat BGE to 350 degrees using whatever cooking procedures you desire. Place chicken in a roaster pan over a beer can containing 2/3 can of beer and bloody mary or V-8 mix, in a roaster and cook for 1 &#189 to 2 hours.
After cooking place a foil tent over chicken for approx 15 minutes.


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