susie's bourbon chicken

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Susie Proplesch
from Otoe, NE

This Bourbon Chicken recipe is fabulous! I always have to make twice as much as I think we will eat, and we still rarely have leftovers! I serve this over Jasmine rice with sauteed cabbage & bacon. MMMMM!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 6+
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients For susie's bourbon chicken

  • 2 lb
    boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 1/3 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 4 Tbsp
    minced onion
  • 1 tsp
    dried red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 c
    bourbon whiskey
  • 4 Tbsp
    white wine
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How To Make susie's bourbon chicken

  • 1
    Combine all ingredients except chicken and wine, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  • 2
    Cut up chicken thighs into large pieces (depending upon size, in quarters).
  • 3
    Pour marinade and chicken into gallon Ziploc bag. Refrigerate, turning occasionally for 1 to 2 days (2 days for best flavor).
  • 4
    Bake at 350* in stove-top safe (not glass) baking dish for 1 1/2 hours. Remove from oven.
  • 5
    Place baking dish on medium high burner and add white wine, simmering for 5 minutes longer.
  • 6
    *** For a smoky flavor, after removing the chicken from the oven, I sometimes grill the chicken pieces over a high flame on my gas grill for a few minutes, then return it to the baking dish to add the wine.
  • 7
    *** This recipe easily doubles and triples for more servings. It also freezes very well for future dinners.

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