Bourbon Chicken
Recipe from Family Circle

Instead of chicken quarters, you can use meaty chicken pieces. Whichever you choose, the honey-mustard-bourbon marinade will give a sweet mellow flavor to grilled chicken.

Bourbon Chicken

by 12  people

add your rating
add a comment
  • 2   tablespoons 
    spicy mustard
  • 1/3  cup 
  • 2   tablespoons 
    vegetable oil
  • 2   cloves 
    garlic, minced
  • 3   tablespoons 
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    black pepper
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
  • 1   
    chicken (3 pounds), quartered
  • 3/4  cup 
    chicken broth
  • 2   teaspoons 
  • 2   tablespoons 
    dark-brown sugar
Prepare outdoor grill with medium coals, or heat gas grill to medium (to broil, see Note below).
Whisk mustard, bourbon, oil, garlic, 2 tablespoons honey, salt, pepper and paprika in cup. Remove skin from chicken. Combine chicken with marinade in plastic food-storage bag or glass dish; seal or cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
Remove chicken from marinade; transfer marinade to small bowl.
Grill chicken, turning frequently, 35 to 40 minutes (internal breast temperature registers 170 degrees F); for first 20 minutes, baste chicken occasionally with marinade. Transfer remaining marinade to saucepan.
Mix broth and cornstarch in bowl.
Whisk remaining 1 tablespoon honey and brown sugar into marinade in saucepan. Boil 3 minutes. Stir in cornstarch mixture; boil 1 minute.
Transfer chicken to platter. Drizzle with sauce. Serve with remaining sauce.

Broil 6 inches from heat for 20 minutes, turning frequently.
  • Broil 6 inches from heat for 20 minutes, turning frequently.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 421, Fat, total (g) 21, chol. (mg) 92, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 22, pro. (g) 34, sodium (mg) 665, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Add Your Review
Handmade Gift for Dad: Spiced Bourbon Cherries
...This Father's Day, skip the tie and make Dad a gift he'll really enjoy: Spiced Bourbon Cherries... are pitted, you simply need three other ingredients: a vanilla bean, a cinnamon stick, and bourbon (plus a... they've been soaking in that bourbon even more. It's a win/win situation on both ends of this recipe... read more...
Easy Chicken Recipes: Herbed Chicken, Orzo, and Zucchini
...What we can't believe is how much we love easy chicken recipes. This one -- for Herbed Chicken... with Orzo and Zucchini -- also sounds healthy. Sounds fast. And it is very easy. Boneless, skinless chicken...'re all set for an easy chicken recipe that you'll want to make again and again. Don't forget to put... read more...
Southwestern Skillet: Easy Chicken Recipes
...When it comes to easy chicken recipes, this Southwest Chicken Skillet dish is just what you been... of chopping. So does bottled salsa. And boneless, skinless chicken breastsare always a cinch when you want a.... According to the recipe, easy chicken recipes, we know of, the tortillas and shredded Colby jack cheese... read more...
how tos
Food Blogs We Love
see more blogs

shop our favorite products