Cajun Cafe’s Bourbon Chicken

Cajun Cafe’s Bourbon Chicken

1/2 C. soy sauce

1/2 C. brown sugar

1/2 t. garlic powder

1 t. powdered ginger

2 T. dried minced onion

1/2 C. bourbon whiskey

1 lb. boneless chicken leg or thigh meat cut into bite size chunks

2 T. white wine

Cooked white rice, optional

In a large bowl, combine soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic powder, ginger, onion and bourbon; stir until sugar has dissolved. Add chicken and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for several hours or overnight.

Place chicken and the marinade in an 8 x 8 inch glass baking dish and bake in a preheated 350°F. oven for 45 minutes, basting every 10 minutes with pan juices. Remove chicken. Scrape pan juices with all the brown bits into a frying pan. Heat over medium heat and add white wine. Stir and add chicken. Serve immediately with pan juices over cooked rice.

Serves 4.


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