Norman’s Beer Can Grilled Chicken

I can not take credit for this recipe or the pictures taken…

Normy made dinner the night we had this as I was getting my hairs done! When I get my hairs done it takes 3 hours. I have LOTS of hairs! I can take credit for the pictures of my hairs, but the food pictures are all Normy! BTW Dinner was fabulous! Nice to have it cooked for me!

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It always feels so good to get your hairs did!

Recipe

Beer Can Chicken Rub:
2 tablespoons smoked paprika
2 tablespoons salt
2 tablespoons onion powder
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon ground cumin
2 teaspoons dried thyme
2 teaspoons dried oregano
2 teaspoons black pepper
2 teaspoons garlic powder

For the Chicken:
4 pounds chicken, washed and dried
Vegetable oil
Beer Can Chicken Rub
1 (12-ounce) can beer

For the chicken rub:

In a small bowl mix all the ingredients together and use for the grilled chicken. You can store extra rub mixture in an airtight container for up to 6 months.

For the chicken:

Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.

Rub the chicken and its cavity down with the vegetable oil. Season the chicken with rub mixture, remembering to season the cavity. Pour out 1/4 of the beer and sit the chicken on top of the beer can. Place the chicken in the center of the hot grill and cover. Cook the chicken for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, or until an instant-read thermometer registers 165 degrees F. Once cooked, cover loosely with foil and let rest for 10 minutes before carving.

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(Normy doesn’t do step by step photos like I do, he just gives you the finished product) LOL
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Oven Steak Fries

recipe

5 russet potatoes, cut into thin wedges
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon dried thyme, eyeball it
1 teaspoon dried oregano, eyeball it
1 tablespoon steak seasoning blend, such as Montreal Steak Seasoning or, salt and pepper

Preheat oven to high. Cut potatoes
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and spread out on a cookie sheet.
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Coat potatoes with extra-virgin olive oil, dried herbs and steak seasoning or, salt and pepper. Spread potatoes to the corners of the cookie sheet. Cook potatoes in very hot oven 25 minutes.
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Turn potatoes once, half way in the cooking process. Serve fries hot from the oven.
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Ranch Burgers

recipe

2 pounds lean ground beef
1 (1 ounce) package ranch dressing mix
1 egg, lightly beaten
3/4 cup crushed saltine crackers
1 onion, chopped

Preheat the grill for high heat.

In a bowl, mix the ground beef, ranch dressing mix, egg, crushed crackers, and onion. Form into hamburger patties.
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Lightly oil the grill grate. Place patties on the grill, and cook 5 minutes per side, or until well done.

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Maple Glazed Salmon

Recipe

2 tablespoon maple syrup
2 tablespoon hoisin sauce
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets (about 1 inch thick)
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Cooking spray
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Preheat broiler.

In a small bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients; stir well.
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Place salmon, skin side down, on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Brush the tops of each filet with maple mixture.

Broil 10 to 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork, brushing with maple mixture after 5 minutes and again after 10 minutes.

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