Crock Pot Bourbon Chicken

Crock Pot Bourbon Chicken

PREP TIME 10 minutes
COOK TIME 6 hours
TOTAL TIME 6 hours 10 minutes
SERVINGS 6 servings
AUTHOR Holly N.
COURSE Dinner
CUISINE American

Crock Pot Bourbon Chicken is easy and delicious! Tender juicy chicken is cooked in a rich bourbon ginger sauce for a delicious meal. We love this Crock Pot meal served over rice with a side of steamed broccoli.

Crock Pot Bourbon Chicken
Crock Pot Bourbon Chicken


Ingredients

3 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 cup sliced green onions (or more to taste)
Sauce
1/2 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
4 cloves garlic , minced
1/2 teaspoon crushed red chili flakes
1/3 cup apple juice
1 1/2 tablespoons honey
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup ketchup
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup Bourbon

1/4 cup soy sauce
salt & pepper to taste

Crock Pot Bourbon Chicken
Crock Pot Bourbon Chicken


Instructions
Mix all sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
Place chicken in slow cooker, pour sauce over top. Cover and cook on low 6-7 hours or on high 3 hours.
Remove chicken and chop into bite sized pieces and cover to keep warm.
Meanwhile, combine 3 tablespoons water with cornstarch. Turn slow cooker up to high. Whisk cornstarch slurry into the sauce. Cover and allow to thicken, stirring occasionally (about 10 minutes). Stir chicken back into the sauce and add in green onions.
Serve over rice.

Recipe Notes
This recipe is best made with regular (not light) soy sauce.
The sauce can also be thickened on the stove top. Create the slurry as above and whisk over medium heat until thickened. Return to slow cooker with chicken and stir in green onions.
Nutritional information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

NUTRITION INFORMATION Amount per serving (6g) � Calories: 388, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 215mg, Sodium: 840mg, Potassium: 653mg, Carbohydrates: 22g, Sugar: 17g, Protein: 45g, Vitamin A: 195%, Vitamin C: 1.8%, Calcium: 37%, Iron: 2.3%
(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)