Bourbon Chicken

Carol Perricone


My friend gave me this recipe. Karen is an excellent cook, so I trust her when she recommends a dish.

I was not disappointed, and neither will you. Try it soon.


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
20 Min


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  • 2 lb
    boneless chicken breast, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 3/4 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 c
    apple juice
  • 1/3 c
    light brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    cider vinegar
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/3 c
    soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    cornstarch (if you want to thicken sauce)
  • 1/4 c
    bourbon, you can use more or less, as desired. i use 2-3 tablespoons; i don't want to overpower the chicken

How to Make Bourbon Chicken


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet. Add chicken pieces and cook until lightly browned. Remove chicken. Add remaining ingredients, heating over medium heat until well blended and dissolved. Add chicken and bring to a rolling boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes, uncovered.

    Serve over hot cooked rice.

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About Bourbon Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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