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!

Category: Main Dish

Cuisine: Chinese

1797 reviews 
Ready in 30 minutes
by Firebyrd

Ingredients

2 pounds boneless chicken breasts cut into bite-size pieces

1 tablespoon olive oil (1-2)

1 garlic clove crushed

1/4 teaspoon ginger

3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1/4 cup apple juice

1/3 cup light brown sugar

2 tablespoons ketchup

1 tablespoon cider vinegar

1/2 cup water

1/3 cup soy sauce

1 tablespoon cornstarch (if thick sauce desired)


Directions

Heat oil in a large skillet. Add chicken pieces and cook until lightly browned. Remove chicken. 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.

Reviews


We enjoyed this for dinner tonight. Thank you!

erin4miles

Added this to our regular menu. Sooooo good 😋

msrettamarie

Great

angeloskomotini

jesscanning

Family hit! No adjusting to the recipe. I did NOT cook it in a skillet I cooked it in a wok and it came out so amazing! Paired it with veggies fries rice and egg drop soup.

Dannibori

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