We get our chickens from a local farmer. Actually, it’s local for my parents. But, they are farm raised with no antibiotics or anything. They are so large, my dear dad cuts them in half for me before I freeze them. Actually he does all the work – I just pick them up. I’ve got great parents.
I saw this recipe on the Pioneer Woman. This show is honestly one of my son’s favorite shows. He wants to watch “the one with the horses”. I tweeked the recipe a bit, but it came from her site. It is SO good. Anything that I can eat with a large mound of mashed potatoes and gravy – I am in.
The recipe called for chicken thighs. Whenever I make a recipe that calls for chicken thighs I use a half of chicken.
This is the part I hate. Cut the chicken into pieces. I usually split the breast into 2 pieces.
Honestly, the only reason why I didn’t use the peach preserves that the original recipe calls for is because I didn’t have any. So, I added in the sucanat and peaches that I already had on hand.
Once the chicken is browned on all of the sides, remove it from the hot grease and set the pieces on a plate. Then add the onions and let them cook for a few minutes.
Then add the bourbon and let all of the alcohol cook out for another few minutes. Get all of those bits up from the bottom of the pan. Add in the rest of the ingredients.
Add the chicken back to the pan and cover. Bake for about an hour and a half.
- ½ chicken, cut up
- ¼ cup coconut oil for frying
- ½ cup bourbon
- ½ onion
- 1 jar peaches
- ½ cup sucanat
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 tsp garlic
- 2 T worcestershire sauce
- ½ bottle or about 1 cup bbq sauce
- Brown the chicken in the oil.
- Make sure the oil is good and hot.
- Sprinkle with salt and pepper when frying.
- Brown good on both sides.
- Remove the chicken and set aside.
- Add in ½ diced onion to the hot grease.
- Let it cook for a few minutes.
- Add in the bourbon.
- Let that cook down for a few minutes.
- Add in garlic, sucanat, peaches, salt, bbq sauce and worcestershire.
- Add the chicken and cover.
- Bake covered at 350 for about an hour and a half.
- Serve with mashed potatoes (with lots of butter and cream) and green onions.