Comments

Where or when is the sugar used in the ingredients...
Marina RazoTiropitas: Phyllo Cheese Triangles 10 days ago
would like yo get more recipes please
Randi ZiringPotato Bake With Garlic and Parmesan Cheese 16 days ago
please send recipe for:   potato bake with garlic ...
D. MarusarzVegan Lentil Sausage Rolls 19 days ago
This recipe sounds delicious. I'm passing it on to...
Arlene JohnsonChocoflan Recipe 1 month ago
😊
Trevor WestChicago Hot Dogs Recipe 1 month ago
Would like to make these a couple of times over th...
Must try these I love shortbread.  I am gluten fre...
do any of you bakers have room in your freezer to ...
Any 
Donna GuthrieRoasted Cauliflower, Chickpea and Arugula Salad 2 months ago
Thank you for this offer.I've been a vegetarian fo...

Easy Bourbon Chicken

Blossom Lady
Apr 18, 2021 06:21 AM
Easy Bourbon Chicken

This recipe for Bourbon Chicken is so easy to make, with tender, juicy bites of chicken and a gloriously sweet and sticky sauce that clings to each bite. Make it in just 30 minutes, and you’ll have a weeknight dinner the whole family will love! Skip the takeout and make your Asian-style dishes at home! Not only are they super easy to make, they taste so much better.

This recipe hits all those flavor notes of a traditional bourbon chicken (like the bourbon chicken from the food court at the mall!), but without any breading, frying, and a sauce with who knows what in it.

From beginning to end, this recipe will take about 30 minutes, or even less if you prep ahead! Definitely check out my “Making bourbon chicken ahead of time” section for my prep ahead tips. I’m all about prepping ahead whenever I can! I love to serve this bourbon chicken with some fluffy white or jasmine rice and some steamed broccoli, but you can serve it up any way you want… it’s your meal.

Ingredients:

Chicken

  • 1 1/2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts sliced into bite sized pieces
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil (canola or peanut are good substitutes) divided
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger (3/4 tsp dried ginger can be substituted)

Sauce

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 1/4 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 3 Tbsp apple juice
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp rice vinegar (apple cider vinegar is a good substitute)
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes

Slurry (to thicken sauce)

  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp cold water
Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
20 minutes
Total Time:
30 minutes
Like!
Add to bookmarks
Assign tags
Loading...
No comments