Michelada (Beer) Chicken

Here you have a super easy and delicious dinner idea for any Special Occasion or any day of the Week! Enjoy!

  • 16-20 Chicken drumsticks
  • 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ½ Cup Clam-Tomato Juice
  • 1 ½ Cups Beer
  • 2-3 Tbsp Lime Juice
  • 2 Tbsp Maggi Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Minced/Grated Onion
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Cilantro
  • 2 Minced Garlic Cloves
  • ¼ Tspn Cumin
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Black Pepper (to Taste)
  • Crushed Red Pepper (to Taste)

Season the chicken pieces with a sprinkle of salt and pepper.

In a large bowl combine the beer with the rest of the ingredients. Mix well, taste the flavor add more salt and pepper if needed.

Place the chicken pieces in the same bowl with the beer mixture. Marinate the chicken pieces in the beer mixture for at least one hour before cooking it.  If you have more time, feel free to marinate it for more time.  Remember the more you marinate the chicken, the more flavor it will have.

Once you are ready to cook the chicken. You can either grill it, broil it or bake it.

To Bake it:
Preheat the oven to 400ºF

Place the chicken pieces on a baking rack, cook them for about 35 minutes or until they are well cooked.  The cooking time will depend on the size of the chicken pieces.

Once they are done, let them rest for about 5 minutes before serving them.

You can serve them as an appetizer, just serve them with your favorite hot sauce and lime wedges.

Or Serve them with rice and baked potatoes to make a perfect Dinner!