We live in a small apartment in Toronto with an extremely small kitchen. This led her to work in some of New York’s top restaurants and meet her now husband over a slice of DiFara’s pizza. Pour buttermilk over chicken in a large bowl. Letting it sit for 5 minutes after cooking also helps the meat hold it's moisture. For all of the prep time and messing with frying the result was moist chicken with a bland coating. Sprinkle each side with salt and pepper. Once the chicken is added to the oil, the temperature will drop to between 250 and 275°F (121 and 135°C). This is definitely a keeper! There are a few things to you can do to this Oven Fried Chicken with Spicy Honey Drizzle that you can do to personalize it. I will most definately make this again.:D. Since McKenna has given up on her vegetarian diet, there’s even more opportunity for me to have fried chicken now, because she loves it too. For Frying: Fill a 12-inch cast iron skillet with oil. Toast until fragrant and warm to the touch. Serve with buttermilk waffles, if desired. Although an overnight brine is ideal, if you need fried chicken on the fly, increase the kosher salt to 5 teaspoons (20g) and marinate for two to four hours. Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. I was a little afraid I would burn them to a crisp as my chicken breasts were pretty big but I just turned them a couple of times and they turned out well. Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. Attach a clip-on thermometer and preheat the oil to 325°F (163°C), keeping the burner at medium-high heat. Probably because of the popular chicken and waffles combination. It makes cooking them easier and it helps cut the portion size down. Read more: This Super-Crispy Honey Butter Fried Chicken Is Killer With Waffles, To Prepare and Brine the Chicken: Using a chef's knife, break the chicken down into 2 drumsticks, 2 thighs, and 2 wings and divide each breast half in half (making 4 breast pieces in total); leave all pieces bone-in. Add a rating: Comments can take a minute to appear—please be patient! If you want, you can used corn flakes – yes, corn flakes. I love fried chicken, but especially love it with honey. Coat each piece of chicken very thoroughly with the panko mixture. Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food. Required fields are marked *. Regardless this was VERY good and went well with the carrots and dinner rolls we had with it. Some HTML is OK: link, strong, em. A brine of buttermilk and hot sauce leaves the chicken tender and seasoned to the bone. Can't wait to make it myself now! Post whatever you want, just keep it seriously about eats, seriously. I would highly recommend serving this chicken with my Mom’s Classic Macaroni Salad and my Homestyle Creamy Coleslaw. In a spice grinder, grind toasted chilies and spices together until fine. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved, The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified. Thanks, Chef John! Stir the honey and vinegar together and pour over the chicken. She had spent the weekend with her Aunt. Congrats! Mix to combine. It was delicious and moist. Do not place the pieces so close that the touch. Very flavorful and moist. I would love to try it immediately. Dredging the chicken in extra-fine 00 flour makes for an especially crispy crust that stays crunchy long after cooking. I can't stop making this chicken! Prepare a large baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Transfer chicken to wire rack to rest. Using a pastry brush, very gently brush the vegetable oil onto the chicken. So, making it myself was a solution, but getting around to doing it was another issue completely. The taste was superb! Fry, turning, until deeply golden brown all over, with extra-dark bits where the chicken makes contact with the pan, about 8 minutes per side for legs and thighs and about 6 minutes per side for wings, breasts, and backbones. The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the brine ingredients. I love it with this chicken, because the spicy honey not only adds more spice to the dish, but it offsets the savouriness of the crumb coating. I know my family will adore this recipe. Alternatively, you can place the brine and chicken in a heavy-duty zipper-lock bag and place the bag in a dish to catch any leaks. Remove bowl from refrigerator; drain and dry chicken. Because I used tenders, I cut the brine ingredients in half and soaked the chicken for 30 min instead of 1 hr. Set aside at room temperature for 15 minutes. Delicious! Save this recipe to your Pinterest board for later! I decided to cut the breast into medallions to enhance my chances of having a dish that was edible. Delicious! I subbed breast tenders for breasts, 2% for buttermilk, and garlic and onion powders for garlic and onion salts. I'm Byron and I'm a lover of food, cats, crochet, cross stitch and Christmas - basically anything that is pretty and delicious. Video: Natalie Holt]. Follow me on social media: FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM |PINTEREST, Your email address will not be published. Breaking down a whole chicken into parts lets you keep the breast bone-in for juicier meat and gives you the option to fry the neck and back as well. In the meantime, whisk together the honey, cayenne pepper, and dried parsley. Reduce heat to simmer your sauce to keep warm. (watched Chef John's video and he recommends this temp as the internal temp will continue to rise to around 165F after being removed from the oil - which it did). Unless you have cooked a lot in your lifetime, like I have, I would highly encourage you to get a meat thermometer. As each piece of chicken is ready, remove from oil to the paper towel–lined sheet tray and season immediately with kosher salt. The actual amount of the brine consumed will vary. This is a great recipe. It still has that delicious fried texture and taste because of the fact that vegetable oil is brushed onto the crumb-coated chicken before baking. In the meantime, whisk together the honey, cayenne pepper, and dried parsley. If you loved this recipe, here are some others that might interest you as well: In a hurry? Line one sheet tray with paper towels and set a wire rack in another sheet tray. Return to heat and add butter, stirring until incorporated. All products linked here have been independently selected by our editors. 5 stars! That spicy honey drizzle is the perfect finishing touch. Baking chicken in the oven with a crispy, crunching skin can be a little scary. I followed exactly with the exception of substituting half-and-half for the buttermilk (I had some I wanted to use up). But switching up your side dishes can bring a refreshing change to a classic comfort food dish. If you’re looking for a more substantial southern option, serve the chicken with my Ultimate Spinach and Artichoke Mac and Cheese – so good!