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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cmarcheskie 2 days 13 hours ago
MeleliT 6 days 12 hours agoI tried it and it was really simply and delish! Everyone loved it and will be making it again!
hollyloveland 1 month agoDefinitely use the crushed red pepper flakes as it makes the dish. Don't skimp on it
lisamjeffersa6v8o3v9t8p0 1 month agoOMG, this is incredible. My 12 year old son gave this a 10. I was out of Cider Vinegar, so used Rice Wine Vinegar as a substitute. I was also out of Apple juice, so substituted Chardonnay. I added cashews, too. Next time I will add scallion for a little color. The sauce was soooo good.
BIG_P_85 1 month agoCame out great... very tasty.
imridia 2 months ago
ekho 2 months agoI make this quite often. I do add cashew pieces for a little crunch, but otherwise, spot on! Love this recipe!
Tata007 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months agoVery good kids and adults all liked this chicken. We will make this again. Easy prep too.