Bourbon Chicken Easy Recipe with Brown Sugar #chicken #recipe

Bourbon Chicken

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: New Orleans
Keyword: bourbon chicken
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 625kcal


Ingredients for Bourbon Chicken

  • 1 1/2 lb. chicken thighs organic
  • 2 tbs. soy sauce Kikkoman
  • 2 tbs. light brown sugar quality
  • 1 tbs. ginger minced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 4 tbs. bourbon quality
  • 2 tbs. corn starch
  • 3 tbs. scallions chopped
  • 1 tbs. chives chopped
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth quality


Instructions for Bourbon Chicken

  • Using a medium size bowl add your soy sauce, light brown sugar, garlic, ginger, scallions and bourbon.
  • Add chicken thighs to bowl. Using clean washed hands coat chicken thighs with soy marinade. Make sure every thigh is completely covered.
  • Marinade overnight.
  • Using a large saute pan or skillet, bring heat to medium high. 
  • Remove chicken thighs from marinade and set aside on plate.
  • Add two tbs. corn oil to the pan. After two minutes add chicken thighs one at a time. Avoid crowding the pan (do this in two batches).
  • Sear for four minutes on each side then shut off heat and allow to rest in pan for at least five minutes.
  • Add the rest of the marinade to pan, bring to high heat. Add chicken broth and corn starch. Bring to a boil and shut off heat after five minutes more.
  • Allow to rest. Garnish with chopped chives and scallions.
  • Option: Serve over steamed white rice.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 625kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 750mg | Potassium: 430mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 420IU | Vitamin C: 7.2mg | Calcium: 44mg