Today, for supper, I made Peach Whiskey Chicken. It was interesting and something I may make again, with a few tweaks. Here is what I did….
6 chicken thighs
4 chicken legs
1 medium onion, chopped
1 Tbs garlic, minced
1/2 cup whiskey
4 -5 peaches, peeled and sliced (remove the pits!)
1 bottle BBQ sauce (use your favorite)
1/4 cup peach preserves
Preheat oven to 350*F.
In a large Dutch oven, heat 3 Tbs cooking oil on medium high heat. Season the chicken with season salt then add 3 or 4 chicken thighs to the hot oil, cooking about 3 – 4 minutes per side. Remove to a paper towel lined pan and continue until all chicken has been cooked. Add the onion and garlic to the remaining oil and let cook until the onion begins to soften. Add the whiskey (if you are using a gas stove, please, please, please, take the Dutch oven off the heat, then add the whiskey!) and allow it to reduce…maybe 5 minutes. Add the peaches, then the BBQ sauce, and the peach preserves. Stir together, and allow to come to a simmer. Simmer about 10 minutes, then add the chicken back to the BBQ mixture.
Put the lid on the Dutch oven, and place in the oven. Cook about 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours, or until the chicken is done and falling off the bone.
I found the recipe on The Pioneer Woman’s site. She used more chicken than I did, and therefore used more of several other things to compensate. I tweaked the recipe a bit, and will most likely tweak it again. It was good the way I made it, and even The ChemE enjoyed a second serving.
Below is the link to The Pioneer Woman’s recipe.