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Slow-Cooker Bourbon Chicken

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Slow-Cooker Bourbon Chicken
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 6 hr 15 min
  • Servings 4
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Add a grown-up kick to your next slow cooker dinner with this no-fuss recipe that features the warm, deep flavors of bourbon, soy, honey and ginger.
By Angie McGowan
Updated Jul 31, 2012

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon grated gingerroot
  • 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup uncooked instant white rice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix bourbon, soy sauce, honey, vinegar, ketchup, onion, garlic and gingerroot. Add chicken.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours. Remove chicken from slow cooker to plate; shred with 2 forks or break into bite-size pieces with spoon. Return chicken to slow cooker.
  • 3
    Cook rice in water as directed on package.
  • 4
    Serve chicken over rice; sprinkle with green onions.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    The bourbon can be replaced with 1/2 cup chicken broth.
  • tip 2
    This chicken is also delicious served over brown rice.

Nutrition

490 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 55g Protein, 44g Total Carbohydrate, 20g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
140mg
47%
Sodium
1360mg
57%
Potassium
590mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
44g
15%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
20g
Protein
55g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 7 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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