Country Bourbon Chicken

Country Bourbon Chicken

Amplify your chicken with booze! Country Bourbon Chicken is perfectly seasoned with a zesty orange glaze unlike any other easy chicken recipes. This sweet and salty dish is perfect for all chicken lovers.


  • 4 chicken breasts, halved
  • 4 tablespoons pecans, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup unsweetened orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • dash allspice, to taste
  • 4 cups whole pecans
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • chopped oranges, for garnish
  • lemon slices, for garnish


  1. Place chicken between sheets of waxed paper and pound until about 1/2-inch thick.
  2. Mix flour and pecans and lightly dust chicken with mixture. Set aside.
  3. Heat butter and oil in a large skillet and saute garlic for approximately 30 seconds to 1 minute, then remove garlic.
  4. Then saute chicken over medium heat until lightly browned, about 3 minutes on each side. Do not overcook Ingredients: Season with salt and pepper and transfer to warm serving platter.
  5. Mix cornstarch into cold orange juice. Add orange juice to pan juices and stir over medium heat until thickened.
  6. Add bourbon, sugar, orange zest and allspice. Stir gently for 2 minutes or until reduced to sauce consistency.
  7. Pour sauce over chicken and garnish with parsley, whole pecans, orange and lemon slices, and serve.

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