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Grilled Bourbon Chicken

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Grilled Bourbon Chicken
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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8
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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.
By Sarah Caron
Updated Jul 26, 2011


  • 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup bourbon
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated gingerroot
  • 4 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Serve with rice and a green salad.


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