Bourbon Chicken

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.
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Chill 30 m
Grill 35 - 40 m
Cook 4 m



  1. 1 of 7 Prepare outdoor grill with medium coals, or heat gas grill to medium (to broil, see Note below).
  2. 2 of 7 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. 3 of 7 Remove chicken from marinade; transfer marinade to small bowl.
  4. 4 of 7 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. 5 of 7 Mix broth and cornstarch in bowl.
  6. 6 of 7 Whisk remaining 1 tablespoon honey and brown sugar into marinade in saucepan. Boil 3 minutes. Stir in cornstarch mixture; boil 1 minute.
  7. 7 of 7 Transfer chicken to platter. Drizzle with sauce. Serve with remaining sauce.


  1. 1 of 1 Broil 6 inches from heat for 20 minutes, turning frequently.
Nutrition Information for Bourbon Chicken
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Per Serving: 421 kcal cal., 22 g carb., 34 g pro., 0 g fiber, 4 g sat. fat, 92 mg chol., 665 mg sodium, 21 g Fat, total