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Bourbon chicken is a dish that is said to have originated in New Orleans. The dish is made with chicken that is marinated in a bourbon-based sauce and then grilled or roasted. The chicken is often served over rice or with vegetables.
There are many different stories about the origin of bourbon chicken. One story says that the dish was created by a Chinese chef who worked in a restaurant in New Orleans. The chef created the dish as a way to use up leftover chicken that had been marinated in bourbon. Another story says that the dish was created by a Vietnamese chef who was looking for a way to use up leftover bourbon.
Whatever the origin of the dish, it has become a popular menu item in both restaurants and homes. The dish is relatively easy to make and can be made with different types of chicken, such as boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs.
Making delicious bourbon chicken requires patience and proper technique. Begin by marinating the chicken in a mixture of ginger, garlic, and soy sauce for at least one hour before cooking. Once the chicken is marinated, heat a large skillet and add some oil before adding the chicken. Fry the chicken until it's golden brown and then add the bourbon sauce, which should include brown sugar, ketchup, garlic, and Worcestershire sauce. Let the sauce simmer for about 10 minutes before adding the chicken back into the skillet and cooking for an additional 10 minutes. Once the chicken is cooked through, serve with rice for a delicious and unique meal.
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