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I use a lot of products from Stubb’s, from sauces to marinades. I’ve been very happy with them all. That’s why I decided to use some of Stubb’s chicken rub on a whole chicken and drop it into my (awesome) cooker, the Char-Broil Big Easy.
The Big Easy cooked the bird in 15 minutes per pound. The Stubb’s seasoning added a little sweetness. It also added a mild mustard flavor. I’ve rubbed beef in mustard before but never added mustard flavor to chicken. It was fantastic!
I did make my chicken a beer can chicken by adding a bit more Stubb’s chicken rub to a can of beer that I then inserted into the chicken. You can skip that part if you wish, or use an empty soda can with chicken broth added. There’s no wrong here because the Big Easy cooks chicken right every time. The skin always comes out crispy and dangerously delicious, to say nothing of how tender and moist the meat is, dark or white!
Stubb’s also makes a chicken and citrus marinade that is also great on chicken cooked in the Big Easy.
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Stubb’s Chicken Rub Chicken on the Char-Broil Big Easy
- 1 whole chicken 6-8 pounds
- olive oil
- Stubb’s Chicken Spice Rub
- 1 12 ounce beer canned, optional
- Fire up your Big Easy.
- Rinse the chicken and pat dry.
- Lightly brush the chicken with olive oil.
- Generously sprinkle the chicken with the seasoning.
- If opting to make beer can chicken open the can and drain (er… drink) about 1/4th of the beer. Add a heaping teaspoon of seasoning to the beer. Insert beer can into the bottom of the chicken.
- Place chicken into the basket and insert into the Big Easy.
- Cook for 15 minutes per pound or until the chicken has hit 165 F as measured in several locations.
- Let rest 15 minutes before removing the beer can (if using) and carving.
Nutritional values are approximate.