Garlicky Bourbon Chicken

Garlicky Bourbon Chicken

You might think bourbon is just for drinking—but we love it for cooking, too. Bourbon chicken is one of the easiest ways to cook up chicken thighs on a weeknight.

Garlicky Bourbon Chicken

Garlicky Bourbon Chicken

YIELDS: 4 SERVINGS

PREP TIME: 0 HOURS 5 MINS

TOTAL TIME: 0 HOURS 40 MINS

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 lb. bone-in skin-on chicken thighs, patted dry with paper towels
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 c. bourbon
  • 2 1/2 c. low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 c. frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt 1 tablespoon each butter and oil. Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper.
  2. Sear chicken skin-side down until golden, about 5 minutes, then flip and cook 2 minutes more. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Add remaining tablespoon butter to skillet and let melt. Add garlic and onions and cook until just soft, about 3 minutes. Add bourbon and chicken broth and simmer 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and return chicken skin side up. Simmer until chicken is cooked through and sauce is thickened, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Add peas to skillet and cook until warmed through, 2 minutes.
  5. Garnish with parsley before serving.

Did you find this post useful? Want to get back to this page later? Save THIS PIN below to your Recipes board on Pinterest!

Garlicky Bourbon Chicken

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *