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Garlicky Bourbon Chicken

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 5 minutes
    •    Cook time: 35 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 4


    •    kosher salt
    •    1 cup bourbon
    •    1 cup frozen peas
    •    extra virgin olive oil
    •    1 large onion, sliced
    •    6 garlic cloves, minced
    •    2 tbsps unsalted butter
    •    freshly ground black pepper
    •    2 tbsps freshly chopped parsley
    •    2 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
    •    2 lb. chicken thighs, patted dry with paper towels


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt 1 tablespoon each butter and oil. Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper.

  2. Sear chicken skin-side down until golden, about 5 minutes, then flip and cook 2 minutes more. Transfer to a plate.

  3. Add remaining tablespoon butter to skillet and let melt. Add garlic and onions and cook until just soft, about 3 minutes. Add bourbon and chicken broth and simmer 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and return chicken skin side up. Simmer until chicken is cooked through and sauce is thickened, about 15 to 20 minutes.

  4. Add peas to skillet and cook until warmed through, 2 minutes.

  5. Garnish with parsley before serving.

This great family recipe is thanks to delish Recipes at


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