Crisp-Skinned Bourbon Chicken

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

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Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk bourbon, sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, Cajun seasoning, garlic, cornstarch, 1/2 t salt, and 1/4 t pepper in a bowl until sugar dissolves.
  2. Pat chicken dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over med-high heat until just smoking.
  4. Cook chicken, skin-side down, until skin is well browned and crisp, 15-20 minutes.
  5. Turn chicken skin-side up and cook over medium heat until chicken registers 175 degrees, 5-8 minutes.
  6. Transfer chicken to platter.
  7. Pour off fat from skillet; add bourbon mixture and simmer until thickened, about 2 minutes.
  8. Pour sauce over chicken; serve.

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