Honey Hot Chicken

This Honey Hot Chicken recipe has the perfect balance of spicy and sweet!


Honey Hot Chicken

Honey Hot Chicken
Honey Hot Chicken

This chicken literally had my husband and I licking and smacking like nobodies business! I’m not a big fan of spicy food but this Honey Hot Chicken was everything! I suggest using the extra sauce to dip the chicken in as well. Thank me later!


 

Honey Hot Chicken Recipe



Ingredients


Chicken

  • Chicken wings (or whatever parts of chicken you like) ⠀

  • 2 cups Flour ⠀

  • 1 packet Sazon ⠀

  • Seasonings (salt, pepper, garlic & onion powder)⠀

  • Garlic and herb seasoning ⠀

Brine

  • 2 cups Buttermilk ⠀

  • 1 teaspoon Thyme⠀

  • Seasonings (salt, pepper, onion & garlic powder)⠀

  • 2 bay leaves (optional)⠀

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce ⠀

  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce⠀

  • Cajun Seasoning ⠀

Honey Hot Sauce

  • 1 stick butter melted ⠀

  • 1 cup hot sauce (I use Red Hot) ⠀

  • 1/4 cup tablespoons honey ⠀

  • 1 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar

  • 2 tbsp brown sugar (more if you want it sweeter)

Directions:⠀


Preparing Honey Hot Sauce

  1. In a bowl melt stick of butter.

  2. Add in hot sauce and honey. Mix well and set aside.

Preparing Chicken

  1. In a large bowl, combine all brine ingredients and mix well

  2. Add chicken and cover with brine.⠀

  3. Cover bowl and refrigerate. Marinating at least 30 mins - overnight. ⠀

  4. After marinating, Preheat oil or deep fryer. ⠀

  5. In a separate large bowl, combine 2 c flour, 1 packet Sazon, your seasonings, garlic and herb season and mix well. Coat chicken one piece at a time. Let chicken rest about 5 mins for flour to stick ⠀

  6. Add chicken to hot oil. Fry approx. 15-20 mins or until golden brown⠀

  7. Add chicken to wire rack to drain. Brush on honey hot sauce. As much as you’d like. ⠀⠀

  8. Serve and Enjoy!

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