Honey Fried Chicken

Forget going out to eat or ordering takeout every time you crave Southern food. Try making Honey Fried Chicken at home. For $3.75 per serving, you get a main course that serves 10. One portion of this dish contains roughly 76g of protein, 76g of fat, and a total of 1297 calories. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 1 hour and 45 minutes. It is brought to you by Foodnetwork. A mixture of paprika, garlic powder, chickens, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so yummy. 1241 person have tried and liked this recipe. Overall, this recipe earns a great spoonacular score of 93%. Similar recipes include Honey Fried Chicken, Chili-honey fried chicken, and Honey-fried Chicken Wings.

Servings: 10

Preparation duration: 45 minutes

Cooking duration: 60 minutes

 

Ingredients:

4 cups buttermilk

8 cups vegetable or canola oil

2 4-pound chickens, each cut into 10 pieces (2 legs, 2 thighs, 4 breast halves and 2 wings)

4 cups all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons garlic powder

1 1/2 tablespoons ground black pepper

1 cup honey

1 3/4 tablespoons kosher salt

2 tablespoons onion powder

1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon paprika

Equipment:

bowl

dutch oven

baking sheet

wire rack

kitchen thermometer

whisk

pot

Cooking instruction summary:

Watch how to make this recipe. Place the chicken pieces in a large bowl, then add the buttermilk, 1 tablespoon of the salt, 1 tablespoon of the pepper and 1 teaspoon of the paprika. Mix to combine. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour and up to 4 hours. In a large, deep pot or Dutch oven pour enough of the oil to fill the pot 3- to 4-inches. Heat over medium-high heat until a deep-frying thermometer inserted in the oil reaches 350 degrees F. Set a cooling rack over a baking sheet. In a large bowl, whisk to combine the flour, garlic powder, onion powder, the remaining 3/4 tablespoon salt, 1/2 tablespoon pepper and 1 tablespoon paprika. Whisk to combine the dredge. Lift the chicken from the buttermilk, then coat the pieces completely in the flour. Transfer the chicken to a baking sheet or large plate. Working in batches and being careful to not overcrowd the pot, add the legs and thighs to the hot oil and cook, turning and monitoring the oil temperature, until crisp and golden brown, 5 to 6 minutes per side. Transfer the chicken to the prepared rack. Add the wings and breast pieces to the oil and cook until deep golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Transfer to the rack, then drizzle with honey and serve.

 

Step by step:


1. Watch how to make this recipe.

2. Place the chicken pieces in a large bowl, then add the buttermilk, 1 tablespoon of the salt, 1 tablespoon of the pepper and 1 teaspoon of the paprika.

3. Mix to combine. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour and up to 4 hours.

4. In a large, deep pot or Dutch oven pour enough of the oil to fill the pot 3- to 4-inches.

5. Heat over medium-high heat until a deep-frying thermometer inserted in the oil reaches 350 degrees F. Set a cooling rack over a baking sheet.

6. In a large bowl, whisk to combine the flour, garlic powder, onion powder, the remaining 3/4 tablespoon salt, 1/2 tablespoon pepper and 1 tablespoon paprika.

7. Whisk to combine the dredge.

8. Lift the chicken from the buttermilk, then coat the pieces completely in the flour.

9. Transfer the chicken to a baking sheet or large plate.

10. Working in batches and being careful to not overcrowd the pot, add the legs and thighs to the hot oil and cook, turning and monitoring the oil temperature, until crisp and golden brown, 5 to 6 minutes per side.

11. Transfer the chicken to the prepared rack.

12. Add the wings and breast pieces to the oil and cook until deep golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes per side.

13. Transfer to the rack, then drizzle with honey and serve.


Nutrition Information:

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891k Calories
41g Protein
47g Total Fat
74g Carbs
25% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
891k
45%

Fat
47g
74%

  Saturated Fat
10g
67%

Carbohydrates
74g
25%

  Sugar
32g
37%

Cholesterol
141mg
47%

Sodium
1448mg
63%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
41g
83%

Vitamin B3
15mg
75%

Selenium
46µg
66%

Phosphorus
407mg
41%

Vitamin B2
0.65mg
38%

Vitamin B1
0.56mg
37%

Vitamin B6
0.73mg
36%

Manganese
0.57mg
28%

Folate
109µg
27%

Vitamin E
3mg
27%

Iron
4mg
25%

Vitamin B5
2mg
22%

Zinc
3mg
21%

Vitamin K
17µg
17%

Potassium
590mg
17%

Vitamin B12
0.98µg
16%

Magnesium
61mg
15%

Calcium
152mg
15%

Vitamin A
751IU
15%

Copper
0.23mg
11%

Vitamin D
1µg
11%

Fiber
2g
9%

Vitamin C
3mg
4%

covered percent of daily need
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