Bourbon chicken
CourseMain course
Place of originUnited States
Region or stateBourbon Street, New Orleans, Louisiana
Main ingredientsChicken

Bourbon chicken is a dish named after Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Louisiana, and for the bourbon whiskey ingredient.[1] The dish is commonly found at North American restaurants serving Cajun-themed or American Chinese cuisine.

The recipe includes soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger, and bourbon whiskey in the base, and the chicken is marinated in this sauce. Honey can also be used in the marinade.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Scott, L. (2003). Sober Kitchen: Recipes and Advice for a Lifetime of Sobriety. Harvard Common Press. pp. 717–718. ISBN 978-1-55832-571-5. Retrieved December 23, 2016.
  2. ^ Purvis, K. (2013). Bourbon: a Savor the South cookbook. Savor the South Cookbooks. University of North Carolina Press. p. 63. ISBN 978-1-4696-1084-9. Retrieved December 23, 2016.