Best Simple Bourbon Chicken
Rabbit Hole Distillery
Sweet, sticky and spicy! This bourbon chicken recipe is simple to prepare, yet it's flavor is complex. It brings together a deep and rich bourbon flavor with familiar Asian-inspired seasoning. Bourbon chicken is served at many malls and restaurant chains, however - most use artificial additives and preservatives. In fact, many "bourbon chicken" recipes do not actually contin any bourbon at all. If you are looking for authentic bourbon chicken with real bourbon flavoring - then this is your recipe. Bourbon chicken is satisfying, easy to prepare and reheats well. Bourbon chicken is great for quick dinners as well as lunches. Bourbon chicken can be made in the oven, or simmered on the stovetop like this recipe.
1 pound chicken thighs or breasts cut into one inch pieces
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup fine bourbon
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup brown sugar
3 garlic cloves minced
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon water
2-3 sliced green onions for garnish
In a medium sized skillet over medium high heat add the olive oil and chicken.
Cook until brown and no longer pink.
In a small bowl whisk together bourbon, soy sauce, brown sugar, and garlic.
Whisk together cornstarch and water and add to the sauce.
Pour the sauce over the chicken and simmer for 3-4 minutes until the sauce thickens up.
Serve over rice and garnish with chopped green onions if desired.
Enjoy this bourbon chicken with a premium bourbon expression.