Peachy Bourbon Chicken

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  • 4 chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped scallions
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon
  • 1 cup fresh peaches, chopped
  • Dash of ground nutmeg


  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper; arrange in 13 x 9-inch pan. Set aside.
  2. Melt butter in skillet over medium heat; add diced onion to skillet, and sauté for 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in paprika.
  3. Set aside 1 tablespoon scallions; stir remaining green onions into onion mixture. Cook, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes.
  4. Spread onion mixture evenly over chicken; drizzle with orange juice and bourbon.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees F for 50 minutes, turning and basting occasionally with pan drippings.
  6. Top with chopped peaches, and sprinkle with nutmeg.
  7. Bake mixture for 5 more minutes or until chicken is done; transfer chicken to a serving dish. Drizzle with pan drippings and sprinkle with reserved green onions.

Yield: 4 servings

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 374 Calories; 19g Fat (49.2% calories from fat); 32g Protein; 13g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 108mg Cholesterol; 424mg Sodium

Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Fat