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Classic Beer Can Chicken with Citrus Brine

 

1- 4lb Whole Chicken  

Brine Recipe:

Juice of..... 

2 oranges 

1 Lemon

1 Lime 

1 1/2 Tablespoon Kosher Salt

1 teaspoon of dried thyme 

1Tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes 

Using 2 Cup measuring cup add the juices of the oranges, lemon, and lime. Top it off with 1 1/4 cup with water. 

Add remaining ingredients 

Put chicken in a 1 gallon ziploc bag 

Add brine 

Push the air out of the bag as you close it. 

Refridgerate the chicken in the bag for at least 6 hours. 

Remove the chicken from the bag and rinse. 

Place the chicken on top off 1/2 can of preferred beverage

 Cook on grill until 170 degrees in the dark meat.