2Food > Bourbon Chicken : Sweet, Sticky Copycat

Advertisement

Other recipes

Advertisement

Advertisement

Bourbon Chicken : Sweet, Sticky Copycat

Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Servings: 6

What you need

3 pounds chicken boneless skinless - breast or thigh
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
4 tablespoons coconut oil or light vegetable oil
2 cloves garlic minced
1 cup chicken stock
1/3 cup orange marmalade , or apple jelly
1/4 cup bourbon or ginger ale if you prefer not to use alcohol
2/3 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup ketchup spicy ketchup preferred
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

Advertisement

How to do it

1. Mix 3 tablespoons of cornstarch, salt, and pepper in a bowl.

2. Cut the raw chicken into bite sized pieces.

3. Pat dry.

4. Add it to the cornstarch mixture and toss until coated on all sides.

5. Add 2 tablespoons of oil to a heavy skillet on medium high heat. I use cast iron.

6. Heat the oil until it shimmers then add about half the chicken pieces.

7. Cook for 3 minutes without stirring.

8. Turn carefully and cook for 3 more minutes.

9. Remove from the pan.

10. Add more oil if needed and repeat with the remaining chicken.

11. Remove chicken to a platter and keep warm.

12. Add the chopped garlic and saute for just a few seconds.

13. Add the chicken stock, orange marmalade, chicken stock, soy sauce, ketchup, vinegar,brown sugar, onion powder, ground ginger, and red pepper flakes.

14. Bring to a boil.

15. Carefully spoon the chicken back into the pan.

16. Simmer for 15 minutes or until the sauce is reduced and thick, stirring often.

17. If you need it thicker add an extra tablespoon of cornstarch to 2 tablespoons of water and stir into the sauce.

18. Cook until the sauce is thick.

19. Serve immediately over noodles or rice.

Advertisement

Nutrition

Calories
602.14cal ( 30.11% of daily need)
Fat
15.79g ( 24.3% of daily need)
Saturated Fat
9.04g ( 56.52% of daily need)
Carbohydrates
61.52g ( 20.51% of daily need)
Sugar
50.53g ( 56.14% of daily need)
Cholesterol
146.35mg ( 48.78% of daily need)
Sodium
2096.38mg ( 91.15% of daily need)
Protein
52.28g ( 104.57% of daily need)
Vitamin B3
25.59mg ( 127.95% of daily need)
Selenium
74.95µg ( 107.08% of daily need)
Vitamin B6
1.83mg ( 91.64% of daily need)
Phosphorus
533.27mg ( 53.33% of daily need)
Vitamin B5
3.4mg ( 33.98% of daily need)
Potassium
1057.33mg ( 30.21% of daily need)
Vitamin B2
0.34mg ( 19.98% of daily need)
Magnesium
78.7mg ( 19.67% of daily need)
Manganese
0.31mg ( 15.62% of daily need)
Vitamin B1
0.18mg ( 12.15% of daily need)
Iron
2.1mg ( 11.69% of daily need)
Zinc
1.58mg ( 10.56% of daily need)
Copper
0.18mg ( 9.24% of daily need)
Vitamin B12
0.45µg ( 7.56% of daily need)
Vitamin E
1.08mg ( 7.21% of daily need)
Vitamin C
5.36mg ( 6.5% of daily need)
Calcium
58.76mg ( 5.88% of daily need)
Folate
19.58µg ( 4.89% of daily need)
Vitamin A
187.65IU ( 3.75% of daily need)
Vitamin K
3.55µg ( 3.38% of daily need)
Fiber
0.64g ( 2.56% of daily need)
Vitamin D
0.23µg ( 1.51% of daily need)

Breakdown

Proteins
35.01%
Fat
23.79%
Carbs
41.2%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only.

Advertisement

Other recipes

Advertisement

Advertisement

Food recipes tags