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.

Bourbon Chicken
Servings: 4 Prep 15 mins Chill 30 mins Grill 35 mins to 40 mins Cook 4 mins

Ingredients

  • 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

Make It

1. Prepare outdoor grill with medium coals, or heat gas grill to medium (to broil, see Note below).

2. 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.

3. Remove chicken from marinade; transfer marinade to small bowl.

4. 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.

5. Mix broth and cornstarch in bowl.

6. Whisk remaining 1 tablespoon honey and brown sugar into marinade in saucepan. Boil 3 minutes. Stir in cornstarch mixture; boil 1 minute.

7. Transfer chicken to platter. Drizzle with sauce. Serve with remaining sauce.

Note:

8. Broil 6 inches from heat for 20 minutes, turning frequently.

Note

  • Broil 6 inches from heat for 20 minutes, turning frequently.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 421, Fat, total (g): 21, chol. (mg): 92, sat. fat (g): 4, carb. (g): 22, fiber (g): , pro. (g): 34, sodium (mg): 665, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.