This recipe was submitted by Shanyn Silinski of the Smilin Coyote Ranch in Manitoba, Canada. Shanyn says "This is a favorite summertime treat for our family. Everyone gets every excited when they see the chickens cooking on the BBQ!"


  • 2 medium roasting chickens, clean and washed
  • 2 can Cans Coca-Cola® (drink about 1/3 out of each one so they aren't full)
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  • Total Time: 1 hr 15 min
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr
  1. Wash your chickens, pat dry and cover with a thin coating of olive oil, then add salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Open Coca-Cola, take about 1/3 out of each can, place cans in a deep metal oven dish.
  3. Wrap cans in tinfoil, slide the chickens over the cans, using the drumsticks to balance them so they stand up.
  4. Cook on higher heat until skin is browned, turn heat down and roast until done.
  5. The Coca-Cola steams them from the inside, giving the meat a tender, sweet flavour – the olive oil keeps the skin from drying out and gives you a crispy contrast to the tender meat.
  6. Be VERY careful when removing from oven or BBQ as the Coca-Cola is still in the cans and will be VERY hot, and the chickens will be less stable and might tip over.
  7. Pull chickens off of cans.
  8. Place chicken on table with ice cold Coca-Cola products, coleslaw, chips, and enjoy!