The Mr. Food Test Kitchen is saluting Chinese New Year with its version of a Chinese restaurant take-out favorite, scrumptious Bourbon Chicken Bites. Of course, don't wait for a holiday to enjoy this easy chicken recipe that suits anytime at all!
Cooking Time: 25 min
What You'll Need:
2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch chunks
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup canola oil
1 cup jalapeno pepper jelly
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
2 tablespoons bourbon
What To Do:
1. In a medium bowl, combine chicken, cornstarch, garlic powder, ground red pepper, and salt; toss to coat well.
2. In a large skillet, heat oil over high heat. Add coated chicken in batches and cook 6 to 8 minutes, or until golden and no pink remains, stirring frequently.
3. In a large saucepan over medium heat, bring jelly, soy sauce, and bourbon to a boil. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until jelly has melted, stirring constantly. Add chicken and toss to coat. Serve hot.
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