• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    Bourbon chicken is a kind of Cajun and Asian hybrid dish that’s evolved over the years in Chinese take-out restaurants and local mall food courts.

    Ingredients

    • 1½ pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs or chicken breast, cut into 1-inch chunks
    • 3 tablespoons water
    • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
    • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
    • 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup warm chicken stock or water
    • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
    • ⅛ teaspoon white pepper
    • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1 slice ginger, ¼ inch thick and smashed with knife or cleaver (optional)
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1/4 cup minced onion
    • 2 tablespoons good bourbon whiskey
    • 1 tablespoon cornstarch, mixed with 2 tablespoons water
    • 1 scallion, chopped

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 916 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 27 g 42.22%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 25.39%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 455 mg 151.76%
    • Sodium: 960 mg 40.01%
    • Calcium: 48 mg 4.82%
    • Potassium: 2171 mg 62.02%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.29%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 18 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.12%
    • Sugar: 11 g
    • Protein: 141 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 3.76%
    • Vitamin C 7.05%
    • Vitamin D 1.56%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat20
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total16 oz-eq

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