Best Four Roses Recipe

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Greetings to all the foodies out there! Today, I want to share with you my personal favorite recipe using Four Roses Bourbon. This recipe has been passed down from my grandmother and has become a staple in my family’s gatherings. I hope you enjoy making and savoring this dish as much as we do.

List of Ingredients

  • 1 lb. of boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup of Four Roses Bourbon
  • 1/4 cup of soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon of dried basil


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together minced garlic, Four Roses Bourbon, soy sauce, honey, olive oil, black pepper, cayenne pepper, paprika, dried thyme, dried oregano, and dried basil until well combined.
  3. Place chicken breasts in a baking dish and pour the marinade on top. Make sure the chicken is coated evenly.
  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165°F.
  5. Remove from the oven and let it rest for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Amount per serving
Calories 190
Total Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 75mg
Sodium 780mg
Total Carbohydrate 6g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 6g
Protein 27g


  • Q: Can I substitute Four Roses Bourbon with other brands?
  • A: Yes, you can. However, the taste may vary depending on the brand you choose.
  • Q: Can I use chicken thighs instead of chicken breasts?
  • A: Yes, you can. Just make sure to adjust the cooking time accordingly.
  • Q: Can I make this dish ahead of time?
  • A: Yes, you can. You can marinate the chicken in the sauce and refrigerate it overnight before baking it.
  • Q: Can I use fresh herbs instead of dried?
  • A: Yes, you can. Just double the amount of fresh herbs you use.
  • Q: How do I know if the chicken is cooked through?
  • A: Use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature of the chicken. It should reach 165°F.
  • Q: Can I grill the chicken instead of baking it?
  • A: Yes, you can. Grill the chicken over medium heat for 6-8 minutes per side or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  • Q: Can I add vegetables to the dish?
  • A: Yes, you can. You can add vegetables like bell peppers, onions, and zucchini to the baking dish.
  • Q: Can I use this marinade for other meats?
  • A: Yes, you can. This marinade works well with pork, beef, and shrimp.

Recipes Tips

If you want to add a smoky flavor to the dish, you can add a teaspoon of liquid smoke to the marinade.

If you like your chicken with a little kick, you can add more cayenne pepper to the marinade.

If you don’t have honey, you can use maple syrup or brown sugar as a substitute.

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