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Nashville Hot Chicken Recipe

Date Added: 2/27/2020    Source: www.chilipeppermadness.com

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Ingredients
  • FOR THE BRINE
  • 1 cup pickle juice (or use the brine from pickled peppers for extra spicy, or both)
  • 1/2 cup pickle slices
  • 1/2 cup pickled peppers
  • 1/2 cup water (enough to cover the chicken)
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • 2-3 fresh spicy peppers, sliced (optional, for extra heat – I used a couple habanero peppers)
  • FOR THE CHICKEN
  • 4 pounds bone-in chicken (use chicken breasts, wings, thighs, whatever combination you like)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 3 cups buttermilk
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 2 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne (for extra spicy version)
  • 4 cups vegetable oil (or use peanut or canola, for frying)
  • FOR THE HOT & SPICY OIL
  • 4 tablespoons cayenne
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ghost pepper flakes or powder (optional, for an extra hot and spicy version!)
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • FOR SERVING: Pickled slices, white bread

View the full recipe at chilipeppermadness.com

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