Barrel 31: Beer can chicken with arugula salad and salsa verde

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Executive chef from Barrel 31 Eric Carter revealed a few restaurant secrets to FOX 4. Carter also demonstrated how to make beer can chicken with arugula salad and salsa verde while in the studio.

Chicken Brine
Ingredients:
1.5 cups water
1 can ginger beer
2T salt
1t chili flake
2T honey
2ea garlic cloves
1T whole peppercorns
1T ginger

Directions:
Allow chicken to brine overnight. Remove from brine and pat dry. Season with salt and pepper.
Sear or grill chicken over medium heat with a weight on top to crisp the skin, about 10 minutes. Turn the chicken and cook 5 additional minutes or until it has reached an internal temperature of 165 degrees.

Salsa Verde
Ingredients:
1T capers
2T fish sauce
1c oil
3/4 cup seaweed
1/4 cup parsley
3 cloves garlic
1T rosemary
1T sage

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until combined.

Barrel 31 is located at Martini Corner at Union Hill , 400 E. 31 St, KCMO 64108.
(816) 569-3801