Bourbon Chicken

By Rebekah C.

Bourbon chicken was first made by a Chinese chef who worked in a restaurant on Bourbon Street, Louisiana. “I have to say, this is one of my favourite recipes for chicken” says Vicky Li. Bourbon chicken is a recipe that you just can’t resist. It can be served over rice and green onions. However, with this delicious sauce, anything will taste good with it. This recipe uses day-to-day ingredients that you most likely have already.

4 Servings

Ingredients:Delicious chicken.

2 lbs Chicken Breasts

1-2 Tablespoon Olive Oil

1 Garlic Clove

¼ Teaspoon Ginger

¾ Teaspoon Crushed Pepper Flakes

¼ Cup Apple Juice

1/3 Cup light Brown Sugar

2 Tablespoons Ketchup

1 Tablespoon Cider Vinegar

½ Cup Water

1/3 Cup Soy Sauce



  1. Heat up the oil in a large pan.
  2. Cut the chicken breasts into smaller pieces and cook until a light brown .
  3. Remove the chicken and start the sauce.
  4. Crush the garlic clove and add it to the pan, along with ginger, crushed pepper flakes and the apple juice.
  5. Stir the ingredients together until they’re well mixed.
  6. Add brown sugar, ketchup, and cider vinegar.
  7. The amount of water and soy sauce can be adjusted, depending on the thickness of the sauce.
  8. Over a medium heat, the ingredients should be mixed and dissolved.
  9. Add the chicken to the sauce and lower the temperature.
  10. The chicken should simmer for 20 minutes.
  11. The chicken can be served over rice or noodles and topped with green onions.



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