Nashville Hot Chicken Recipe Cooks Country

Hot chicken is a fried chicken coated with pepper and flour coating with a major kick of spices. Thanks to the hot sauce who made it even yummier. Nashville hot chicken is a famous chicken recipe all around the United States and the Southern cuisine. You can use any of the chicken parts whether it is breasts, thighs, legs, etc.

This chicken is cooked and coated twice to make it crispy and ell cooked so that is juicier from inside and does not dry out. So, if you want to get crazy with spiciness must try this recipe once.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups of water
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8-10 chicken pieces
  • 1/2 cup peanut oil (or veg oil)
  • 1 tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tbsp pepper

How to make amazing Nashville hot Chicken

  1. Whisk water with hot sauce in a large bowl. Also, add salt to it. Don’t forget to add sugar. Whisk until it is dissolved completely.
  2. Add chicken to the mixture and refrigerate for half an hour.
  3. Grasp a saucepan and heat a few tablespoons of oil in it. Throw in cayenne pepper and paprika that is followed by salt and garlic powder. Add sugar. Cook until the mixture is fragrant. Pour this mixture into another small bowl.
  4. Get the chicken out of the refrigerator.
  5. Take a separate container and mix flour with salt and pepper.
  6. Coat the chicken pieces with this flour mixture and then set it on the cooling rack.
  7. Cook after brushing oil on both sides of the chicken. Half cook the chicken and return it to the flour mixture.
  8. Then brush the cooked fragrant oil mixture on both sides of the chicken pieces and put these pieces in the baking dish to be cooked in the preheated oven at 350 degrees.
  9. Make sure your oil mixture is quite spicy as you are making hot chicken.
  10. Brush the mixture again at the top of the cooked chicken. Serve the chicken pieces on bread with some other companions.

FAQs?

Why Nashville hot chicken is different?

Nashville hot chicken is different because it contains enough dose of spice due to hot sauce and cayenne pepper. The spicy sauce is also drizzled at the top of the chicken making it extra fiery.

Why sugar is added to this recipe?

Sugar is added to the hot chicken recipe to add a bit of a sweeter taste. It gives a good relish to our chicken and does not make much difference to its spiciness.

Nashville Hot Chicken Recipe Cooks Country
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Nashville Hot Chicken Recipe Cooks Country

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: appetizer
Cuisine: southern
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of water
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8-10 chicken pieces
  • 1/2 cup peanut oil or veg oil
  • 1 tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tbsp pepper

Instructions

  • Whisk water with hot sauce in a large bowl. Also, add salt to it. Don't forget to add sugar. Whisk until it is dissolved completely.
  • Add chicken to the mixture and refrigerate for half an hour.
  • Grasp a saucepan and heat a few tablespoons of oil in it. Throw in cayenne pepper and paprika that is followed by salt and garlic powder. Add sugar. Cook until the mixture is fragrant. Pour this mixture into another small bowl.
  • Get the chicken out of the refrigerator.
  • Take a separate container and mix flour with salt and pepper.
  • Coat the chicken pieces with this flour mixture and then set it on the cooling rack.
  • Cook after brushing oil on both sides of the chicken. Half cook the chicken and return it to the flour mixture.
  • Then brush the cooked fragrant oil mixture on both sides of the chicken pieces and put these pieces in the baking dish to be cooked in the preheated oven at 350 degrees.
  • Make sure your oil mixture is quite spicy as you are making hot chicken.
  • Brush the mixture again at the top of the cooked chicken. Serve the chicken pieces on bread with some other companions.

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