Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Bourbon Chicken

Adapted from Aggie's Kitchen
Bourbon Chicken
Makes 2 Servings

10 oz. boneless/skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
2 tsp olive oil
½ garlic clove, crushed
1/8 teaspoon ginger
3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 tbsp apple juice
2 tsp light brown sugar
1 tablespoon ketchup
½ tablespoon cider vinegar
¼ cup water
6 tbsp soy sauce
1.5 cups white rice

Heat oil in a large skillet. Add chicken pieces and cook until lightly browned. Remove chicken. Add remaining ingredients, heating over medium Heat until well mixed and dissolved. Add chicken and bring to a hard boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Serve over rice.

Nutritional Information: 496 calories, 6 fat grams and 61 carbs.

Review: We LOVED it – tasted very authentic and spicy but sweet. A new favorite fo sho. Yes, it's a little high on carbs! But this could easily be remedied by taking it down to ½ cup rice instead of ¾ cup – and maybe add some veggies. I think it would be nice with a side of broccoli or edamame!

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