Pressure Cooked Beer Can Chicken
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An easy week night supper of chicken cooked on a can of beer
Recipe type: Easy
Cuisine: Dinner
Serves: 4
  • 3-4lb. chicken
  • 1 small can (don't try with a normal sized can of beer, you need one that is 330ml)
  • 1 Lemon, squeezed and zested.
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2 Tbsp rosemary, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. sage, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. thyme, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • Juice from one lemon
  • Salt Pepper to taste
  1. With the pressure cooker on the sear setting brown the chicken on all sides (it is great if you can do it in your pressure cooker as it keeps the flavour in the pot). Get as much colour on it as you can.
  2. Remove chicken and pour ½ can of beer into de-glaze the base.
  3. Add a pinch of each of the herbs, the lemon juice and a bay leaf to the can of beer and stand it on the base of your pressure cooking pot,
  4. Carefully place whole chicken onto the can
  5. Mix all the remaining ingredients together and pour them over the chicken
  6. Close lid and cook on high pressure for 25 minutes.
  7. Use the natural steam release method
Recipe by Mummy Barrow at