Gourmet Drunken Chicken Recipe

This Drunken Chicken makes a delicious side course ! Get intoxicated with these juicy chicken chunks oozing with sherry ! Your suggestions for this Drunken Chicken are welcome !


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Spring chicken2 Pound
 Water3 Quart
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Sherry2 Cup (32 tbs) (To Cover Chicken)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1897 Calories from Fat 906

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 100 g154.5%

Saturated Fat 28.7 g143.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 607.8 mg202.6%

Sodium 4038.1 mg168.3%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.2%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 184 g367.7%

Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C

Calcium 10.1% Iron 39.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Wash the chicken well and truss tightly.
Bring the water in a large saucepan to a rolling boil and add the salt.
While the water is still bubbling, lower the chicken into it, and tightly cover the saucepan.
Remove it from the heat, place in a cool place and allow it to stand till the water is cooled.
Transfer the chicken into a large jar and cover completely with sherry.
Seal tightly.
Place it in the coolest part of the refrigerator for about a week.
Remove chicken from the liquid, cut in the Chinese style, and serve cold.
The sherry liquor may be kept in the refrigerator for future use.