Two easy bourbon chicken recipes are AllRecipes.com's and Food.com's bourbon chicken. AllRecipe.com's recipe calls for mixing together ingredients for the bourbon sauce, pouring the sauce over the chicken, and baking the chicken. Food.com's recipe involves cooking the chicken and sauce in a skillet.
To make AllRecipes.com's bourbon chicken, start by putting four chicken breasts in a 9-by-13-inch pan. Mix together 1 teaspoon of ground ginger, 4 ounces of soy sauce, 2 tablespoons of dried minced onion and 1/2 cup of packed brown sugar with 3/8 cup of bourbon and 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder. Pour the sauce over the chicken and marinate it in the refrigerator overnight. Bake the chicken and bourbon sauce mixture at 325 F for an 90 minutes, basting frequently.
For Food.com's bourbon chicken, heat 1 to 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet, and then add in 2 pounds of chopped boneless chicken breasts. Sauté the chicken until it is lightly browned, and then remove from the skillet. Add a crushed garlic clove, 1?4 teaspoon of ginger, 3?4 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes, 1?4 cup of apple juice and 1?3 cup of light brown sugar, along with 2 tablespoons of ketchup, 1 tablespoon of cider vinegar, 1?2 cup of water and 1?3 cup of soy sauce to the skillet. Heat the sauce over medium heat, add the chicken back to the skillet, and then bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, and simmer the bourbon chicken for 20 minutes.