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Chicken in Jack Daniels Cream Sauce
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5 from 2 votes

Chicken in Jack Daniels Cream Sauce

These boneless chicken breasts cooked in a creamy Jack Daniels sauce can be on the table in just 30 minutes. It's a simple, but flavorful and comforting meal. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 502kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup Jack Daniel's Whiskey
  • 3 large shallots chopped (or 1 onion)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water


  • Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Heat butter and oil in a large pan. Add chicken and brown on both sides.
  • Add the Jack Daniels and carefully ignite. Shake the pan until the flames go out.
  • Add shallots and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add thyme, parsley, and 1/4 cup water. Cover pan and cook over low heat for 25 minutes. Transfer chicken to a plate and add the cream to the pan.
  • Mix the cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water together in a small bowl. Add to sauce. Simmer sauce until thickened. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Return chicken to pan and remove from heat.


Be very careful when igniting the Jack Daniels. The flames can shoot up very quickly and very high.


Calories: 502kcal