Orange Braised Bourbon Chicken

Orange Braised Bourbon Chicken

Kimber 15

"This easy and delicious chicken is a favorite with my friends, and people always ask for the recipe!"


1 h 10 m servings 327 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 327 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 10.3 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.8g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 28.5 g
  • 57%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 91 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium:
  • 432 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper, then dredge in flour. Melt butter in a large deep skillet over medium heat and brown on both sides. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  2. Stir brown sugar, cornstarch and allspice into skillet; gradually stir in water. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring constantly, for about 5 minutes or until mixture is smooth and thick. Stir in orange juice, bourbon and raisins.
  3. Return chicken to skillet and top each breast with an orange slice. Cover skillet and simmer for about 35 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and no longer pink inside. Serve chicken with sauce.
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  1. 15 Ratings


I took the above two suggestions - browned the chicken without breading in a tiny bit of butter and doubled all the remaining ingredients for extra sauce (including cornstarch to thicken) - then...

Pretty good - lightly flavored chicken recipe. I hope I don't offend the photographer but PLEASE take that picture off, it looks like raw chicken and I almost passed this one up because of that.

Thanks for this recipe. I cooked it for my family this evening and they all loved (except my daughter who didn't like the texture of the chicken!). I loved it and will cook it again. I served...

Sorry, I found this recipe to be quite bland. Did add onion, mushroom, even garlic! The sauce had too much cornstarch, perhaps that was the problem. Maybe a simple reduction method would have ...

Delicious, easy and quick to prepare. I substituted chicken broth for the water. Next time I'll double the sauce. Thanks.

My husband absolutely loved this recipe! I am going to try it without the flour next time though and just saute the chicken and then simmer it in the sauce.

Not very tasty. Definitely will not make again.

Recipe as printed is very bland. It can be improved by increasing the sugar. Substitute Chicken stock for water. Reduce cornstarch.

I'm not sure what I made here, but it was not very good. I do like similarly-named restaurant recipes, but this chicken's bourbon smell was overwhelming and the finished sauce was pungent yet t...