Smoked Champion Chicken


2-3 whole fryers, or 2-3 split or cut-up fryers
2 cups beer, white wine, Italian or Garlic salad dressing, lemon or limeade, ginger ale or any liquid you like

Fill water pan 3/4 full with liquid. Put chicken in heavy-duty plastic bag or deep bowl and coat with marinade. Close bag or cover bowl and refrigerate several hours or overnight, turning chicken in marinade occasionally. Put on cooking grill or in rib rack on cooking grill. Add marinade to the water pan.

Cook until an internal temperature of 180° is reached, or until leg moves easily in joint. Use juices in water pan to make sauce or gravy.

Serves 6 to 8