Top-ranked recipe named "Bourbon Chicken"
A flavorful chicken dish named after Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Louisiana
This was a copycat recipe I found & modified of the Bourbon Chicken sold in most Chinese take-outs; which rarely use bourbon as a component. It's wonderfully sweet & spicy without being too hot. For kids that don't like hotstuffs, cut down on the pepper flakes!
"Adjusted this 4 serving to 6 servings and made it exactly as directed... was a bit too "soy" flavored for us and not enough sweet. next time, we will adjust to use less soy sauce and a little more apple juice. Next day leftovers were even tastier as the sauce had soaked into the chicken and gave it a "marinated" flavor as opposed to the stronger sauce of the day before. I look forward to further tweeking the recipe, making ahead of time, and freezing large portions for make ahead meals later on. was great served with lumpia rolls and steamed broccoli. :) "
Heat oil in a large skillet.
Add chicken pieces and cook until lightly browned.
Add remaining ingredients, heating over medium heat until well blended and dissolved.
Add chicken and bring to a hard boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes uncovered.
Serve over hot rice.
I also like to mix about 1 teaspoon of Sriracha sauce (found in the asian food section of the grocery store) in with the ketchup for additional heat. Do it if you like it spicey!
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imridia 2 days 9 hours ago
ekho 4 days 1 hours agoI make this quite often. I do add cashew pieces for a little crunch, but otherwise, spot on! Love this recipe!
Tata007 1 week agoThis is an easy yet very good recipe. I made this last night and it turned out way better than I thought. Try it and you won't regret it??
jclayt01 3 weeks agoI had to double the sauce to be enough for the dish. Came out good, its very sweet at first then a bit spicy. Its goof, but I would probably not make it again.
rjhalvor 3 weeks agoVery good kids and adults all liked this chicken. We will make this again. Easy prep too.
BearHunter8 4 weeks agoWhere is the bourbon on this recipe???
brittany_danielle_cater 1 month agoIt was okay.
pauzle 1 month ago
shanita257 1 month agoTurned out really well and my family loved it! The only change I would make in the future would be to substitute boneless chicken thighs instead of breast meat. I did half thighs/half breast when I made it and the thigh pieces (as expected) were much more tender than the breast pieces. Obviously, it's not quite as healthy that way, but eh... ;) Also, since we have small kids, I only used 1/4 tsp of crushed red pepper, and it still had a little punch without being overwhelming for little tastebuds. Definitely a keeper!
spicer09 1 month agoAmazing I added the sriracha sauce with mine as well and man is it delicious!