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Slow Cooker Bourbon Chicken
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Slow Cooker Bourbon Chicken

Servings: 8
Calories: 293.37kcal
Author: Jill

Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 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

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, whisk together all sauce ingredients until combined.
  • Lay chicken thighs in the bottom of a slow cooker and pour sauce evenly over top.
  • Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on LOW for 6-7 hours or HIGH for 3-4 hours.
  • Transfer cooked chicken thighs to a cutting board and cut into 1-inch pieces.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together 3 tbsp. water with cornstarch until smooth.
  • Place slow cooker on HIGH heat and whisk in the cornstarch mixture.
  • Place the lid back on the slow cooker and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens.
  • Add chicken and scallions to the thickened sauce and stir to coat.
  • Serve hot over rice or noodles.

Nutrition

Serving: 8g | Calories: 293.37kcal | Carbohydrates: 17.87g | Protein: 33.45g | Fat: 7.06g | Saturated Fat: 1.76g | Cholesterol: 161.59mg | Sodium: 491.29mg | Potassium: 485.52mg | Fiber: 0.18g | Sugar: 13.24g | Vitamin A: 131.32IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 25.09mg | Iron: 1.63mg