Are you planning the final cookout of the season? Are your buddies coming over to watch the game? Try these rum infused recipes. Each recipe is infused with a variant of Captain Morgan Rum or Crown Royal Canadian Whisky – the perfect spirits for spending time outdoors, whether it’s enjoying a backyard barbecue or taking your tailgate to the next level.

 

Rum-Infused Recipes

 

BBQ Chicken Bacon Bites

 

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Recipe and Photo Courtesy of Georgia Johnson

 

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  •  8 oz. (half pound) bacon, cut into thirds
  •  1/2 cup Spicy Sweet BBQ Sauce (recipe below)
  •  Toothpicks

 

Instructions

 

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spray lightly with cooking spray. Wrap each chicken piece with a small strip of bacon. Secure with a toothpick and place on the baking sheet. Brush with BBQ sauce. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove pan from oven, brush bites with more BBQ sauce, and return to oven. Bake for 15 more minutes. Serve warm.

 

Spicy Sweet BBQ Sauce

 

  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  •  1/2 cup chile sauce
  •  1/2 cup Captain Morgan® Original Spiced Rum
  •  1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  •  1/4 cup ketchup
  •  1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  •  2 garlic cloves, crushed
  •  1 teaspoon ground dry mustard
  •  Ground black pepper, to taste

 

Instructions

 

Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan over low heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes, or until thickened as desired. Stir occasionally. Use immediately as you wish, or store in refrigerator until ready to use.

Play Action Punch

 

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  •  1.5 oz. Captain Morgan® Original Spiced Rum
  •  2 oz. pomegranate juice
  •  1 oz. apple cider
  •  1 oz. fresh lime juice
  •  0.5 oz. simple syrup

 

Instructions

 

Combine all ingredients in a punch glass. Add ice and stir well to blend. Garnish with a mixture of orange wheels, apple slices or pomegranate ice cubes.

 

Whiskey-Infused Recipes

 

 Brats with “Maple-ized” Onions

 

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Photo Courtesy of hirejoejohnson

 

  • 2 large onions, thinly sliced
  •  1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  •  1 tablespoon olive oil
  •  3 oz. cup Crown Royal® Maple Finished Whisky
  •  Pinch of Salt
  •  Buns

 

Instructions

 

Grill bratwursts over medium heat, turning them every three minutes until they turn golden brown or the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

Bull Rush

 

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  • 1 oz. Crown Royal Black® Whisky
  •  0.5 oz. Triple Sec Liqueur
  •  1 splash(es) grenadine
  •  3 oz. club soda

 

Instructions

 

Combine all ingredients in a punch glass. Add ice and stir well to blend. Garnish with a mixture of orange wheels, apple slices or pomegranate ice cubes.

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