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Buttermilk Fried Chicken With Hot Honey Drizzle

A fundamental favorite with punched up flavor.


1/4 cup honey
2 tsp Tabasco
1/4 tsp dried crushed red pepper
3-4 lbs fryer chicken pieces
2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
1 tbsp garlic salt
1/2 tbsp paprika
1 1/2 tsp pepper, divided
2 tsp poultry seasoning
1 egg
3/4 cup buttermilk
1/2 tsp salt


For Hot Honey Sauce:

In a small bowl, combine honey, Tabasco, and red pepper. Stir well and set aside.

For Chicken:

Heat oil in fryer to 375 degrees.
In a large resealable plastic bag, combine 1 1/2 cups flour, garlic salt, paprika, 1 tsp pepper, and poultry seasoning. In shallow bowl, combine eggs, buttermilk, salt, and remaining flour and pepper. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then place in the bag and shake to coat. Place pieces in fryer and cook for 10-15 minutes or until juices run clear and chicken is cooked through. Drizzle honey mixture over chicken before serving.

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