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!
- 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
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.
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