This bourbon chicken recipe is a remake of the food court classic. The chicken is coated in an irresistible sweet and sticky sauce and is sure to become a family favorite!
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Bourbon Chicken

This bourbon chicken recipe is a remake of the food court classic. The chicken is coated in an irresistible sweet and sticky sauce and is sure to become a family favorite!
Course Main
Cuisine Asian
Keyword bourbon chicken, chicken stir fry
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 332kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup bourbon apple juice can be substituted
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions optional

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place the chicken in the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cooked through. Add the garlic to the pan and cook for 30 seconds.
  • While the chicken is cooking. In a medium bowl whisk together the bourbon, brown sugar, ketchup, apple cider vinegar, water, soy sauce and cornstarch.
  • Pour the sauce mixture over the chicken and bring to a boil. Turn the heat down to low and simmer for 3-5 minutes or until sauce has thickened.
  • Sprinkle with green onions and serve immediately, over rice if desired.

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Notes

Adapted from bigoven.com

Nutrition

Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 172mg | Sodium: 787mg | Potassium: 508mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1.9mg