Honey Butter Fried Chicken
Juicy and crispy honey butter fried chicken seasoned and cooked to perfection!
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 36 minutes
- Total Time: 41 minutes
- Cuisine: American
- 2 lbs bone-in chicken
- 6 cups water
- 1/4 cup salt
- 1 tsp granulated garlic
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp paprika
- 4 tbsp all purpose flour
- 2 tbsp cornstarch
- 2 eggs
- salt and pepper to taste
Honey Butter Sauce:
- 4 tbsp butter
- 1/4 cup honey
- 2 garlic cloves
- pinch of red crushed pepper
- 2-3 dried red chilies (optional)
- salt to taste
- In a large bowl, combine the water and salt.
- Place the chicken in the bowl and refrigerate for a minimum of one hour.
- Using a paper towel, pat dry the chicken and let it come to room temperature.
- In a large bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, cornstarch, granulated garlic, onion powder, paprika, eggs, a pinch of salt, and pepper to taste.
- Place the chicken in the flour-egg mixture and let it sit for about 20 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
- Fry the chicken for 8-10 minutes on each side.
- Bake the chicken in the oven for an additional 10-15 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked through.
- To make the honey butter sauce, melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Stir in the garlic and cook until fragrant.
- Add the honey, dried chilies, and red crushed pepper. Stir and season with salt.
- Let the sauce thicken and then place the crispy chicken in the skillet and coat with the honey butter sauce.
- Serve with warm butter biscuits and enjoy!
Keywords: Honey Butter Fried Chicken