How To Make Spicy Southern Fried Chicken


How To Make Spicy Southern Fried Chicken

Southerners weren’t the first in the world to flip their chicken. Almost every country offers some version of fried chicken or fricassee, from the Vietnamese Gà Xaò to the Frito Italia. Perhaps the Scots who settled the early South introduced this method here in the United States. They preferred to fry the chicken rather than bake or boil it like the English did. Recipes for fried chicken did not appear in popular “Northern” cookbooks until the early 20th century.Considered by many to be one of the best fried chicken recipes in the world,

Chicken Karaage has it all: juicy, ultra-crispy and incredibly flavorful.


For the chicken:

  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 1/2 pounds bone-in, skin-on chicken parts

For the batter:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

For frying:

  • Canola, vegetable, or peanut oil for frying

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