Bourbon Mustard Chicken Thighs


  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 1/4 cup Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dry minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 6 to 8 chicken thighs, skin on


  1. Combine brown sugar, bourbon, mustard, salt, dry onion, and Worcestershire sauce in a glass jar or bowl. (Can make the sauce ahead.)
  2. Place chicken in single layer in a nonmetal baking dish. Pour mixture over chicken.
  3. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes. Remove chicken to plate.
  4. Pour sauce into a drinking-glass shaped container, or something narrow which will quickly force the fat to the top. With a small gravy ladle spoon off fat.
  5. Return chicken to pan and pour defatted sauce over chicken and bake a bit more.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings

Posted by Marianna on 12/5/2001 11:28 am .