Bourbon Chicken

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.

Recipe from Family Circle
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  • 2 tablespoons spicy mustard
  • 1/3 cup bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 chicken (3 pounds), quartered
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons dark-brown sugar
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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, fiber (g) 0, pro. (g) 34, sodium (mg) 665, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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