Super EASY Bourbon Chicken Recipe

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Crispy, Sweet and Sticky, this Bourbon Chicken makes the perfect weeknight dinner. This Chinese-inspired dish is super easy to make at home when you don’t feel like getting take-out! Serve it over white rice and you have a filling dinner recipes that your family will love!

This bourbon chicken turns out tender, juicy, and loaded with tons of sauce. Plus you can control the sweetness, saltiness and spice level when you make your favorite take out dishes at home.

Super EASY Bourbon Chicken Recipe

Yield: 8 Servings

Super EASY Bourbon Chicken Recipe

Super EASY Bourbon Chicken Recipe

Bourbon Chicken is so much better than take-out and easy to make at home! Crispy, Sweet, Sticky And Tastes Just Like The Kind You Grew Up Eating At The Mall! Serve it over rice or for a low carb version try it in lettuce wraps!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 5-6 skinless boneless chicken breasts - about 3 pounds
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2/3 cup lite soy sauce lower sodium
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


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