BBQ Bourbon Chicken Recipe

Prep Time
5 Minutes
Total Time
5 Minutes

This versatile BBQ chicken recipe comes together in no time, and also makes for easy make-ahead meal prep. Irresistibly tasty and tangy, there’s no wrong way to enjoy bourbon chicken.


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  • 3 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 tbsp bourbon
  • 1 tbsp chili powder



  1. Toss together chicken, barbecue sauce, bourbon, and chili powder.
  2. Vacuum seal in large or small batches in FoodSaver Vacuum Seal Bags according to appliance guidelines.
  3. Refrigerate for up to 48 hours or freeze.


Tip: Serve this pulled BBQ Bourbon Chicken simply in toasted buns with coleslaw, cheese slices, and pickles for a jazzed-up pulled chicken sandwich. Also use as a base for chili, quesadillas, tacos, burritos, sloppy joes, and pizzas.



Nutrition Facts

Per 1/6 recipe


Calories 150

Total Fat 1.5g

Saturated Fat 0g

Cholesterol 50mg

Sodium 290mg

Carbohydrate 10g

Dietary Fiber 1g

Total Sugars 8g

Protein 21g

Vitamin D 0.1mcg

Calcium 20mg

Iron 1.1mg

Potassium 240mg


Nutrition Claims

✔ Low in fat

✔ Saturated fat-free


Nutrition note: nutrition is based on shredded chicken breast.

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