Grilled Maple-Bourbon Chicken
This is a delicious chicken recipe that is sure to please. The bourbon is subtle yet adds a fantastic flavor to the chicken breasts.
- Serves: 3 persons
- 4to 6 chicken breasts
- 1teaspoon sea salt
- ½teaspoon black pepper
- For Marinade/Sauce:
- 1cup maple syrup
- ¼cup bourbon
- 2tablespoons water
- 2tablespoons olive oil
- 1tablespoon soy sauce
- 1to 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1teaspoon dried thyme
- 1teaspoon dried parsley
Step 1Gather the ingredients.
Step 2Combine, herbs, bourbon, soy sauce, water, maple syrup, and olive oil in a large bowl. Divide the mixture in half.
Step 3Add the chicken to the bowl and coat well with half the mixture.
Step 4Cover and marinate for 2 to 3 hours.
Step 5Place the remaining mixture in a small saucepan and simmer on low heat for eight to ten minutes, stirring often.
Step 6Remove from heat. You may need to reheat before serving.
Step 7Preheat the grill for medium heat. Remove chicken from refrigerator and discard marinade.
Step 8Place chicken on the grill and allow to cook for 20 minutes or until meat reaches an internal temperature of 165 F in the thickest part.
Step 9Once cooked, remove from heat and serve with warmed sauce on top.