Nashville Hot Fried Chicken

Checkout Ray Mack s Kitchen and Grill on YouTube for this recipe How-To-Do video Tutorial.

Ingredients

  1. 2 lb boneless chicken thighs for you could use bone-in chicken
  2. Cajun seasoning or you can make your own
  3. brown sugar
  4. 2 eggs
  5. 2 cups buttermilk
  6. all purpose flour
  7. lard cooking fat
  8. hot sauce

Method

  1. Wash your chicken and trim fat if youd like
  2. Place your chicken in a large bowl and sprinkle with Cajun seasoning and brown sugar and coat well using your hands There is no measurements for the seasoning use as much as you would like
  3. Whisk together eggs buttermilk hot sauce in a large bowl set aside
  4. Heat the Lard cooking fat in a cast iron skillet until temperature reach 350 degrees Make sure there is enough grease in the skillet to slightly cover the chicken while frying Dip one chicken in the egg and buttermilk mixture after that dip it into the all-purpose flour shake off excessive flour Repeat this with the remaining chicken
  5. Find the chicken in batches 15 – 17 minutes for boneless chicken breast 18 to 20 minutes if you were using bone-in chicken Cook until crispy and dark golden use a thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the chicken register 165 degrees Oil temperature will drop after chicken pieces are added to the oil Adjust the temperature during frying as necessary to maintain a steady temperature of 325 degrees
  6. Remove chicken from the oil Use a wire rack to drain the oil from the chicken
  7. Using a heatproof bowl such as a metal bowl or a glass bowl Please do not use a plastic Bowl Add Cajun seasoning and brown sugar along with two to three ladles of cooking grease and mix well
  8. Baste the Fried Chicken with the spiced oil serve immediately This recipe is totally off the hook Try it and enjoy
  9. You can get a video tutorial by checking out my YouTube channel Ray Macks kitchen and Grill