Slow Cooker Bourbon Chicken

Slow Cooker Bourbon Chicken

Servings 8
Calories 293.37 kcal
Author Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons



  • 3 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 3 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 large scallion sliced thinly

Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1/2 tsp. grated ginger root
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. pure honey
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup tomato ketchup
  • 3 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • salt and pepper


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together all sauce ingredients until combined.
  2. Lay chicken thighs in the bottom of a slow cooker and pour sauce evenly over top.
  3. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on LOW for 6-7 hours or HIGH for 3-4 hours.
  4. Transfer cooked chicken thighs to a cutting board and cut into 1-inch pieces.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together 3 tbsp. water with cornstarch until smooth.
  6. Place slow cooker on HIGH heat and whisk in the cornstarch mixture.
  7. Place the lid back on the slow cooker and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens.
  8. Add chicken and scallions to the thickened sauce and stir to coat.
  9. Serve hot over rice or noodles.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Bourbon Chicken
Amount Per Serving (8 g)
Calories 293.37 Calories from Fat 64
% Daily Value*
Fat 7.06g11%
Saturated Fat 1.76g11%
Cholesterol 161.59mg54%
Sodium 491.29mg21%
Potassium 485.52mg14%
Carbohydrates 17.87g6%
Fiber 0.18g1%
Sugar 13.24g15%
Protein 33.45g67%
Vitamin A 131.32IU3%
Vitamin C 1.2mg1%
Calcium 25.09mg3%
Iron 1.63mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.