Cajun Bourbon Chicken Bites

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is a copycat recipe for the cajun chicken bites served in the food court in some malls. My family loves it. The prep time does not include the marinade time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all the marinade ingredients, except white wine, in a zip lock bag.
  2. Put chicken pieces in the bag.
  3. Refrigerate at least several hours (preferably overnight).
  4. Bake chicken at 350 F for one hour in a single layer, basting with marinade every 10 minutes.
  5. Remove chicken.
  6. Scrape pan juices with all the brown bits and pour into a skillet.
  7. Add any remaining marinade and add 2 tbsp white wine to the skillet.
  8. Heat and add chicken.
  9. Boil for one minute and serve over cooked rice, or as an appetizer with individual toothpicks in each piece of chicken.


Most Helpful

These were tastey but a bit salty. Instead of baking in a single layer and continually marinating, I put the chicken in a covered casserole dish (reserving the excess marinade) and baked at 350 for 1 hour. Then followed the directions as instructed.

johnvac52 March 06, 2003

Very good! I used lite soy sauce so it wouldn't be as salty. I boiled the marinade and added a tsp of cornstarch to thicken it a bit for a sauce to go over the chicken and steamed rice. FANTASTIC!!!!

Punky Julster February 10, 2003

These didn't taste just like the malls but I thought they were very good. One word of advice...use a nonstick pan for the baking portion, it did stick quite abit! I served this on steamed rice with sides of cajun fried cabbage and a bagette. Good eating!

Michelle S. January 26, 2003

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