Nashville Hot Fried Chicken

Seasoning’s greetings!! 🙂

Nashville-Hot-Chicken-Recipe5

FOR THE BRINE
  • 1 cup pickle juice or use the brine from pickled peppers, or both
  • 1/2 cup pickle slices
  • ½ cup pickled peppers
  • ½ cup water enough to cover the chicken
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • 2-3 fresh spicy peppers sliced (optional, for extra heat – a couple habanero peppers)
FOR THE CHICKEN
  • 4 pounds bone-in chicken use chicken breasts, wings, thighs, whatever combination you like
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 3 cups buttermilk
  • 3 large eggs beaten
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 2 cups flour all-purpose
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne
  • 4 cups vegetable oil or use peanut or canola, for frying
FOR THE HOT & SPICY OIL
  • 4 tablespoons cayenne
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ghost pepper flakes or powder optional, for an extra hot and spicy version!
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • FOR SERVING: Pickled slices white bread

Click HERE for the instructions

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