Grilled Bourbon Chicken

Fire up the grill for a classic southern dish named for the famed New Orleans street (not to mention its one key ingredient). Serve over rice for a savory and hearty meal.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8


lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
cup bourbon
cup soy sauce
cup olive oil
tablespoon grated gingerroot
cloves garlic, crushed
Coarse sea salt

  • 1 Pound or cut chicken breasts into thin cutlets. Place in resealable food-storage plastic bag.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat bourbon, soy sauce, oil, gingerroot and garlic with whisk until blended. Pour over chicken; seal bag. Refrigerate 1 hour to marinate.
  • 3 Heat gas or charcoal grill. When grill is heated, remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to 12 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (165°F). Sprinkle with sea salt before serving.

Expert Tips

Always refrigerate fish during marinating. Letting it stand at room temperature encourages bacteria growth.

Serve with rice and a green salad.