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bourbon chicken

★★★★★ 9
a recipe by
Annamaria Settanni McDonald
Brooklyn, OH

This chicken is great in flavor! I love it best served with some of my pot stickers and jasmine rice instead of regular white rice. You can serve this for dinner, a get together and potlucks! Note: Bourbon Chicken was named after Bourbon Street not after the alcohol like most would think.

★★★★★ 9
serves 4
prep time 25 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For bourbon chicken

  • 2 lb
    boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite sizes
  • oil for frying
  • cornstarch for dusting chicken
  • 2 clove
    fresh garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh ginger, minced
  • 3/4 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 c
    apple juice
  • 1/3 c
    light brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    ketchup (i only buy heinz)
  • 1 Tbsp
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/3 c
    soy sauce
  • serve with jasmine or white rice cooked according to package directions.
  • jasmine rice
  • rice a roni fried rice
  • white rice

How To Make bourbon chicken

  • 1
    Lightly dust the chicken with cornstarch. Heat oil in a large pan or wok and fry chicken pieces until lightly browned. Drain on paper towel and set aside. In a bowl, combine all sauce ingredients. Pour into wok and bring to a boil. And chicken pieces back to the pan reduce the heat and simmer for about 10 minutes until it thickens.
  • 2
    Serve with Jasmine or White Rice as much as you need cooked according to package directions.
  • 3
    If you don't have a wok, you can use a large saute pan.

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