Bou's Chicken


My dearly loved mother, whose nickname is Bou, made this often when we were kids. We all still love it! The sauce goes well over mashed potatoes or rice as a side dish.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
4 servings


  • ¼ cup prepared mustard

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup soy sauce

  • ¼ cup distilled white vinegar

  • 1 cup ketchup

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 (3 pound) whole chicken


  1. In a medium pot with a lid, blend together mustard, sugar, soy sauce, white vinegar, ketchup and water in the order listed. Bring the sauce to a boil.

  2. Add the chicken pieces, and turn down the heat. Place the lid slightly ajar on the pot. Simmer for approximately 45 minutes, or till the chicken is no longer pink and the juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

858 Calories
52g Fat
30g Carbs
66g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 858
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 52g 67%
Saturated Fat 15g 74%
Cholesterol 255mg 85%
Sodium 1986mg 86%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 27g
Protein 66g
Vitamin C 15mg 74%
Calcium 61mg 5%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 929mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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