Nick Wisman

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Fried Cajun Spiced Chicken With Honey Butter Biscuits

Sweet and salty buttermilk biscuits have met their match with my cajun spiced southern fried chicken. this combo is great for breakfast,lunch, brunch, dinner or a snack! follow my recipe to createa super most chicken with a crunchy crust that stays intact when you cut into it Real southern food at your finger licking tips.

Turn mealtime into a joyful experience
CUISINES: American
LEVEL: EASY
TIME: 2 hr 50 min
SERVING: 4 People
INGREDIENTS:
  • 5 pieces of Bone in Skin on Chickenㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ
  • 【Marinade】
  • cups Buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp Hot Sauce
  • 1 tsp Saltㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ
  • 【Chicken Coating】
  • 3 cups AP Flourㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ
  • ▶︎ Spice Blend
  • 1 tbsp Cajun Seasoning or Old Bay
  • ½ tsp Black Pepper
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Cayenne, optionalㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ
  • 【 Buttermilk Biscuits】
  • 5 cups Flour
  • tbsp Sugar
  • tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 6 tbsp Butter Biscuitsㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ
  • 【Seasoning Biscuits】
  • ½ tsp Sea Salt
  • 【Honey Butter】
  • cups Unsalted Butter
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tsp Salt
LET'S START
【Marinade】 Step 1:
【Marinade】 Step 1:
【Marinade】 Step 1:
In a large mixing bowl, combine the buttermilk, hot sauce, and salt.
【Marinade】 Step 2:
【Marinade】 Step 2:
【Marinade】 Step 2:
Add the chicken to the plastic bag and add marinade, seal shut, and let marinate for 1-2 hours.
【Coating】Step 1:
【Coating】Step 1:
【Coating】Step 1:
Incorporate the cajun spice blend with the flour set aside.
【Coating】Step 2:
【Coating】Step 2:
【Coating】Step 2:
Drain the chicken pieces from the marinade and shake off excess liquid.
【Coating】Step 3:
【Coating】Step 3:
【Coating】Step 3:
Immerse each piece of chicken into the flour blend and thoroughly coat all over.
【Coating】Step 4:
【Coating】Step 4:
【Coating】Step 4:
Lay the chicken pieces apart on a resting rack and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
Note:
Note:
Note:
You should start to see a change from a dry coating to a tacky coating that will feel sticky to touch so its best not to cover your chicken with plastic at this stage. after 1 hour or even overnight if you have time the chicken coating will have firmed up, ready for frying.
【Honey Butter】
【Honey Butter】
【Honey Butter】
Combine the room temperature butter with the honey.
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 1:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 1:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 1:
Preheat your oven to 425°F/218°C.
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 2:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 2:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 2:
Grate butter on the largest shredding hole of your cheese grater.
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 3:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 3:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 3:
in a large bowl combine all dry ingredients: Sifted flour, baking soda, baking powder sea salt and sugar.
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 4:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 4:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 4:
Finish with the buttermilk and cold butter combining with your hands until you reach a soft dough.
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 5:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 5:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 5:
Place the dough onto a lightly floured surface.
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 6:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 6:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 6:
Gently knead the dough by folding it over 1/4 into itself 3-4 times, be careful not to overwork the dough.
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 7:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 7:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 7:
Shape out out the dough with your hands you get approx 1.5 inch thickness. mold into rounds.
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 8:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 8:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 8:
Make sure the biscuits are touching each other slightly, this will help them to rise in the oven.
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 9:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 9:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 9:
Return to the fridge for 20 minutes to let the butter firm up again.
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 10:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 10:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 10:
Take the biscuits out of the fridge and bake for 8 minutes.
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 11:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 11:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 11:
Pull the biscuits out of the oven brush evenly with the honey butter.
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 12:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 12:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 12:
Lightly sprinkle each biscuit with some sea salt.
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 13:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 13:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 13:
Pull the biscuits out of the oven brush evenly with the honey butter one more time.
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 14:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 14:
【 Buttermilk Biscuits】Step 14:
Return the biscuits to the oven for a further 4 minutes or until they reach a lovely golden color.
【Frying】Step 1:
【Frying】Step 1:
【Frying】Step 1:
Allow the chicken to come to room temperature before frying. Heat the oil to 350°F/180°C . Fry in batches of 2-3 pieces to make sure the oil temperature does not drop too much; you want the oil to stay around 325°F/160°C while the chicken fries.
【Frying】Step 2:
【Frying】Step 2:
【Frying】Step 2:
When the internal temperature registers 165°F/70°C, or about 10-15 minutes for bone-in thighs, breasts, and drumsticks.
【Frying】Step 3:
【Frying】Step 3:
【Frying】Step 3:
Remove from the oil and place it on a resting rack.
【Frying】Step 4:
【Frying】Step 4:
【Frying】Step 4:
Lightly dust with salt while still hot, or additional cajun seasoning.
Enjoy!
Enjoy!
Enjoy!