Cooking with Beer

Beer's not just for drinking - try it in your next pot of chili to deepen the flavors, as a marinade and tenderizer for meat, or as the finishing touch in saucy seafood dishes.

Part of: Game Day: Beer & Beyond

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Beer-Battered Fish

"This was so good. My toddler loved it as well. I served with sweet potato fries for an extra kick."

-Diana J.

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Oven-Roasted Beer Can Chicken

"This is a great alternative to cooking on the grill. I love the beer can idea."

-Dark S.

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Beer & Scallop Kebabs

"These are very easy and very tasty. Oil the grill beforehand, and let the scallops brown on one side before turning so they don't stick!"

-Rita~

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Tomato Cheddar Rarebit

"This is very delicious and savory. The cheese and beer combination is incredible."

-AlainaF

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Beery Chorizo Queso Fundido

Adding beer to this chorizo-and-cheese concoction - the Mexican version of fondue with a savory edge - gives it tangy, hoppy flavor that makes it even more perfect for pairing with a good brew.

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French Dip Sandwiches

"This roast beef comes out tender and flavorful. I think one of the reasons it's so delicious is the secret ingredient — beer!"

-Karen=^..^=

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Slow-Cooker Beef Barbecue

"I used dark Mexican beer and added a thinly sliced onion to the mix. This makes a yummy sandwich on a kaiser roll."

-David Stone

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Guinness Rib-Eye Steaks

"This is a fantastic recipe — so festive and delicious. I substituted a Belgian dubbel for the Guinness."

-mersaydees

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Beer-Battered Onion Rings

"This recipe rocks. If I ever opened a restaurant, this would be my onion ring recipe!"

-lotusespritman

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Fish & Chips

"This is a great recipe! I made four fish fillets and had enough batter left to make onion rings."

-Chef #911978

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Drunken Mussels

"I made these as an appetizer and they were absolutely delicious. I didn't have celery, but they were fantastic nonetheless."

-beherenow

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Beer Can Chicken

"This chicken was phenomenal. Use a good beer that you enjoy, because it really adds to the taste."

-Nif

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BBQ Brats & Beer

"I've always boiled my bratwurst in beer and onions, but adding the spices and garlic took it to another level."

-Southern Transplant

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Beer-Marinated Salmon

"I love salmon, and I also love cooking with beer. This was easy and really tasty."

-invictus

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Easy Corned Beef

"Your method for easier slicing worked very well! I used Guinness beer and also tossed in several cloves of garlic."

-GaylaJ

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Pork Chops in Onion Sauce

"I loved this recipe. I started brainstorming other things to cook in this delicious gravy — maybe beef tips or chicken!"

-Chef #1566375

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Chunky Pork Chipotle Chili

"The smoky flavor was fabulous, and the pork was melt-in-your-mouth tender!"

-Stardustannie

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Zippy Burgers

"I made these for a weekend lunch. The flavor of the Worcestershire sauce came through well, as did the spices!"

-LUVMY2BOYS

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