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This slow cooker Chinese bourbon chicken is seriously good stuff. We love it served over rice!

Bourbon Chicken

This bourbon chicken recipe is named after Bourbon Street in NOLA! There's actually no bourbon in the recipe at all! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword slow cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 552kcal


  • 1 sweet onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons sriracha
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch
  • 4 cups hot cooked rice for serving
  • green onions for serving


  • Add the onion, garlic, honey, soy sauce, ketchup, sriracha, and salt to a slow cooker. Stir well to combine.
  • Add the chicken breasts to the sauce and stir to coat both sides.
  • Cover and cook on low for 4 hours or high for 2 1/2 hours.
  • Shred the chicken with two forks and stir well.
  • Dissolve the corn starch in the water and add to the slow cooker. Return slow cooker to high heat for 20 minutes or remove to a pan on the stove over medium heat and cook until sauce has thickened over medium heat, about 5 minutes.
  • Serve over rice with green onions.



Calories: 552kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 2071mg | Potassium: 614mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 60g | Vitamin A: 220IU | Vitamin C: 6.8mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 2.5mg