Southern Spicy Fried Chicken Recipe

Southern Spicy Fried Chicken Recipe

Southern Fried Chicken Recipe Ingredients

* 1 (3 pound) whole chicken, cut into pieces
* salt and ground black pepper to taste
* 1 quart buttermilk
* 2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce
* 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
* 3 cups all-purpose flour
* 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
* 2 teaspoons garlic powder
* 1 teaspoon paprika
* salt and ground black pepper to taste
* vegetable oil for deep frying

Southern Fried Chicken Recipe Instructions

1. Sprinkle the chicken pieces with salt and pepper, and place them in a deep-sided baking dish.
2. Whisk together the buttermilk, hot pepper sauce, and 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper in a bowl. Pour the mixture over the chicken, stir to coat all sides of the chicken pieces, and cover the dish with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for about 2 hours to marinate.
3. Remove the chicken pieces from the buttermilk mixture, and shake off excess. Discard the remaining buttermilk mixture.
4. Place the flour, 1 tablespoon of cayenne pepper, garlic powder, paprika, and salt and pepper to taste in a large plastic zipper bag, and shake well to combine. Place 2 or 3 pieces of chicken at a time into the plastic bag, and shake well to coat the chicken pieces with seasoned flour.
5. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Gently place chicken pieces into the hot oil, and fry until chicken is cooked through and golden brown, 8-10 minutes (breasts and wings) or 13 to 15 minutes (thighs and drumsticks). Drain the fried chicken on paper towels...enjoy the Southern fried chicken ..spicy !