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Bourbon Chicken

Rated as 3.95 out of 5 Stars

"A favorite named after Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Louisiana and for the bourbon whiskey ingredient; although this dish, sold as Cajun-style cuisine in malls all over America, is reported to be nothing of the kind (not genuine Creole or Cajun fare)! Note: If you double the recipe, make sure that the chicken is still in a single layer. Laissez les bons temps rouler!"
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Ingredients

servings 313
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Place chicken breasts in a 9x13 inch baking dish. In a small bowl combine the ginger, soy sauce, onion flakes, sugar, bourbon and garlic powder. Mix together and pour mixture over chicken. Cover dish and place in refrigerator. Marinate overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  3. Remove dish from refrigerator and remove cover. Bake in the preheated oven, basting frequently, for 1 1/2 hours or until chicken is well browned and juices run clear.

Footnotes

  • Note
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 313 calories; 1.5 31.2 29.3 68 1664 Full nutrition

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This was pretty fantastic on it's own, but wasn't like it is in the mall. I tweaked it a little and it was almost exactly what I get at the mall. I used 2 ounces of soy sauce and 1/4 cup more br...

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If you have been to the Cajun Grill or Asian Chao, this recipe does not come close. I have tried every recipe on the Internet for this dish have yet to find any recipe close to the fast food ch...

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This was pretty fantastic on it's own, but wasn't like it is in the mall. I tweaked it a little and it was almost exactly what I get at the mall. I used 2 ounces of soy sauce and 1/4 cup more br...

I was excited to find a Bourbon Chicken recipe with simple ingredients, as well as good reviews overall. On my second trial of this dish, I did, however, make some changes I believe for the bett...

This recipe is not bad. It just needs some adjustments to work. I read a lot of the reviews before I made it and decided on several changes. I chunked the chicken before placing in the mari...

thisnrecipe is definetly a keeper. My family loved it. The only changes I made were I chunked the chicken instead of whole breasts, I used 1/4 cup of bourbon and a few extra tablespoons of bro...

If you have been to the Cajun Grill or Asian Chao, this recipe does not come close. I have tried every recipe on the Internet for this dish have yet to find any recipe close to the fast food ch...

this is so incredibly easy but packed with flavor. My oven went on the fritz so I had to do this on the stovetop. I cut into thin strips and used fresh grated ginger, and 2 cloves crushed garl...

I made this for my husband and I and another couple. I cut up 8 boneless breasts (smaller Tyson ones) into bite-sized pieces and marinated over nite and then baked it as instructed and it was d...

If you are looking to duplicate the bourbon chicken found in the malls, this is not it. But this is still a very good recipe.

This was VERY good. I used boneless skinless chicken breasts and let it marinate for 1 1/2 days. I did cook the chicken too long. I would also cut back a little on the soy and bourbon. I thi...